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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        1960s Cottage-core Dress 

        Dress has lowered neckline (lower in front with detachable vestee), left side zipper closing and full gathered skirt. V. 1 and 2 have embroidered eyelet edging trim. V.1 and 3 have ribbon or braid trim and self or purchased belt.

        V.1 has short set-in sleeves. V. 2 and 3 are sleeveless. V. 2 tie belt is ribbon. V. 3 has matching scarf and button trim.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 18
        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
        Hip: 40” (101.6cm)
        Back length – neck base to waist: 16 ¾” (42.5cm)
        Finished back length of dress: 43 ½” (110.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        View 1, 2 and 3: 2 spools of thread, contrast thread. View 1 and 3: Belt (opt.). View 1: Tailored shoulder pads (opt.), 14” dress type zipper for side. View 2 and 3: 16” neck type zipper for side. View 3: Two ½” buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        View 1 Dress
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 4 yds.
        41”, 42”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        View 2 Dress Even lengthwise stripe or plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
        View 3 Dress, Vestee and Scarf
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 4 3/8 yds.
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 4 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        Width of lower edge of dress, 101”
        View 1 or 2 Contrasting vestee – 3/8 yd. 35”, 36”, 41”, 42”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap.
        View 1 Ribbon or braid trim – 5 yds of ¼” width.
        View 1 Embroidered eyelet edging (gathered when purchased)
        1 5/8” width, 5 yds.
        View 2 Embroidered eyelet edging (gathered when purchased)
        1 5/8” width, 4 1/8 yds.
        View 2 Ribbon belt – 1 7/8 yds. of 1” width
        View 3 Ribbon or braid trim – 6 yds. ¼” width.
        View 1, 2, 3 Interfacing (opt.) – 3/8 yd. of 32”, 35”, 36” woven or non-woven fabric.

        10 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        All views (V.2 dress even lengthwise stripe or plain): Cottons and blends; broadcloth, chambray, gingham, batiste, poplin, percale, cotton satin, pique. Linen. Rayons, silks, synthetics; sharkskin. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


        What You Will Receive

        If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.