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  • Model wearing dress and detachable cape made from Simplicity 1579 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Dress and Cover-Up Cape

        This sun-loving dress features a graceful little cover-up cape that fastens to shoulder strap buttons on bodice. View 1 cape, faced with contrasting fabric, is accented with braid along lower edge. Braid also details dress bodice and upper edge of pockets, both views.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 40
        Bust: 40” (101cm)
        Waist: 34” (86cm)
        Hip: 43” (109cm)
        Finished Back Length of Dress: 48 ½” (123cm)
        Finished Back Length of Cape: 13” (3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1 AND 2: - 2 spools of Thread; Contrasting Thread; Bias Seam Binding – (Optional); Belt, Buckle – (Optional); 14” Neck Type Zipper for side opening; 2 Buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 4 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ¼ yds.

        35” or 36” fabric without nap, ¾ yd.
        41”, 42”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, 5/8 yd.

        VIEW 2 – DRESS
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 7/8 yds.

        35” or 36” fabric without nap,1 ½ yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.

        Width Around Lower of Dress, 67 ½”
        VIEW 1 – BRAID TRIM – ¼” wide, 3 7/8 yds.
        VIEW 2 – BRAID TRIM – ¼” wide, 4 1/8 yds.
        ¾” or 1” wide, 1 ¼ yds.

        13 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        TYPES: - V. 1 and 2 and contrasts: Cotton, linen, pique, gingham, percale, broadcloth, rayon, cotton cord, shantung, sharkskin, synthetic cotton blends.
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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