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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        1950s Timeless Princess Sheath Dress

        Shine like diamond in this timeless Elizabeth Taylor sheath dress. Three views to choose your style. Are you a scooped low neck kind of gal or a mandarin? View (A) has a scoop-neck with below-elbow sleeves and contrast collar that's slit at shoulders. (B) is un-belted with short sleeves and (C) is a sleeveless version with button-tab on bodice, with a contrast empire sash. What are you waiting for - light up the room!

        Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 18 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 38” (97cm)
        Waist: 30” (76cm)
        Hip: 40” (102cm)

        Finished back length of dress from natural waistline – 2” hem allowed: 30 ¾” (78.2cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEWS A & B: About 2 ½ yds. Seam Binding. VIEW A: Purchased Belt if desired, 3/8 yd. 25” Interfacing. VIEW C: 1 5/8 yds. Seam Binding, 3 Buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW A
        35” FABRIC (No Nap), 3 ½ yds.
        44” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
        54” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 yds.
        35” FABRIC (No Nap), ¾ yd.
        VIEW B
        35” FABRIC (No Nap), 3 ¼ yds.
        44” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
        VIEW C
        35” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 7/8 yds.
        44” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
        35” or 44” FABRIC (No Nap), 1 yd.

        Note: This design is not suitable for striped or plaid fabric or fabric with a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching stripes or plaids. Lower Edge Measurement of Skirt: Size 16” – 46” (40.7cm – 116.9cm)


        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, Pique, Cotton Broadcloth, Shantung, Faille, Rayon, Flannel, Lightweight Wools. See our Fabric Partners

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        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for A0 (print-shop copy), 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces