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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s Wiggle Dress Pattern

        Make it with sleeves or sleeveless for a variety of occasions! New open neckline edged with rolled collar. Slender skirt has shallow pleats at waist front…center back walking pleat. Self contour or novelty belt; side zipper. (V1)  Softly pleated sleeve…band has button closing. (V2) Sleeveless 5/8” Allowed For Seams  - 13 Pieces

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 18
        Bust: 38” (96cm)
        Waist: 30” (76cm)
        Hip: 40” (101cm)
        Back Length, neck to waist: 16 ¾” (42cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, Bias seam binding, Buttons, 12” Dress placket zipper, Buckle or Contour novelty belt, Optional.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Striped, plaid or diagonal fabrics are not suitable for version B or C.
        No allowance for matching plaid or stripes.

        Version A dress
        39” Without Nap|, 3 yds.
        45” Without Nap|, 2 ¾ yds.
        52” or 54” Without Nap|, 2 ½ yds.

        Version B dress
        39” Without Nap|, 3 ½ yds.
        45” Without Nap|, 3 3/8 yds.

        Version C dress
        45” Without Nap|, 4 yds.

        Dress backing A
        35”, 3 ¼ yds.
        45”, 2 ½ yds.

        Dress backing B
        35”, 2 3/8 yds.
        45”, 2 1/8 yds.

        Dress backing C
        45”, 3 ½ yds.
        14” neckline zipper for versions A, B or C
        Length of dress A, B or C at center-back from natural neck-line, 42 ¼” (107cm)
        Width at lower edge of dress A or C in size 14 is 74 ½” (189cm)
        (about 2 1/8 yds.)
        3” (6.7cm) Hem allowed on versions A or C
        |Without nap or pile with a two-way design.

        8 pieces pattern

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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 both 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces

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