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  • Models wearing variations of the dress with variations to cape collars and cuffs made from Weldons 644 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Versatile Afternoon Dress with cuffs and two capes

        Princess dress with moulded waistline. Wear the detachable cape with a dash or not at all. It is smart enough to wear in the street and. The draped neckline will provide a contrast in color.

        Versatile enough to easily expand your wardrobe by adding contrasting capes. Velvet is favoured, also crepe de chine and satin.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        BODY MEASUREMENTS
        Vintage Size
        Bust 36” (91.5cm)
        Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
        Hip 40” (101.6cm)

        Please note only bust and waist size is stated on the actual pattern and waist and measurement has been taken from a 1930s size chart.

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, Fell ribbon, hooks, buttons (6 to fasten dress), Extra buttons for cuffs

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Dress with cape collar
        4 1/8 yards of 36” (3.8 meters of 91.5cm) fabric for either version

        Afternoon Dress
        2 1/2 yards of 54” ( 2.3 meters of 1.4meter) fabric
        ½ yard of 36” trimming material (0.5 meters of 91.5cm)

        Cuffs & two capes
        Trimmed cape
        1 3/8 yards of 36” (1.3 meters of 91.5cm) fabric.
        1 ¾ yards of 3” fur trimming (1 meter of 7.6cm)

        11 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Basket weave, wool, Crepe, jersey, modern day equivalents., tweed, velvet, fur, crepe de chine, satin.

        See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Advanced

        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.