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  • 3 women wearing 3 different versions of the same dress featuring short or three quater length sleeves. Dart fitted bodice and full pleated or fitted skirt. Back zip closure and cummerbung or belt.
  • Women wearing rockabilly style dress, with pleated skirt and cummberbund.
  • Woman wearing dress with straight skirt and short sleeves.
  • Women wearing dress with straight skirt and elbow length sleeves.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "1950's Pattern Rockabilly Pin Up Rockabilly Dress,"
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s Pin-Up Dress Pattern

        Elevate your look with this 1950's pin-up style retro dress, with kimono sleeves or short sleeves. A very versatile little number, which will take you from day to dawn! Choose your style of either a straight or pleated skirt. Three styles in one sewing pattern.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 38" (96.5cm)
        Waist: 32" (81.3cm)
        Hips: 42" (106.7cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Dress with straight skirt: 20” zip fastener.
        Dress with pleated skirt: 12” zip fastener, Buckle for Cummerbund if required. Hooks and eyes.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Yardage for :
        36”material without nap -
        Pleated Skirt with ¾ Sleeves: 4 5/8 yds.
        Pleated Skirt with short Sleeves: 4 3/8 yds.
        Straight Skirt with ¾ Sleeves: 3 1/8 yds.

        36” material with or without nap -
        Straight Skirt with Short Sleeves: 3 yds.

        54” material with or without nap -
        Pleated Skirt with ¾ Sleeves: 2 2/4 yds.
        Pleated Skirt with Short Sleeves: 2 5/8 yds.

        54” material without nap -
        Straight Skirt with ¾ Sleeves: 2 1/8 yds.
        Straight Skirt with Short Sleeves: 1 ¾ yds.

        36” Contrast Cummerbund: ½ yd.
        Hem measurement of all sizes approximately 3 yds. for pleated skirt and 1 ½ yds. for straight skirt.

        N.B. In 36” material, dress with pleated skirt, ¾ or short sleeves, also dress with straight skirt and ¾ sleeves, are cut crosswise.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Cottons, Rayon, Satins, Lawn, Poly-viscose blended, Georgette Polyester mix, Cheesecloth, Linen, Gingham. 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