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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        1940s Retro Classic Tea Dress

        Tea Dresses aren't just for tea-time dressing! This delightful tea dress can be styled up or down.  Team it with a biker jacket , chunky trainers and off you go for that bold day-time look!  Sooo feminine with colourful prints and blooming florals. With buttoned yoke comprising of a bodice with round neckline, has front and back yoke and sleeves cut in one, fitted to full skirt with tucks. Left side features opening and back-buttoned yoke. A wonderful, versatile staple to any wardrobe.

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

        Size Guide

        Size: 16 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 34" (86.4cm)
        Waist: 28" (71.1cm)
        Hip (7” below natural waistline): 37" (94cm)
        Finished length from back of neck: 49” (124.5cm)
        (2” hem allowed)
        Width at lower edge, about: 3 1/8 yds.

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW A -
        35” Lengthwise Striped or Plain Material, 4 5/8 yds
        39” Lengthwise Striped or Plain Material, 4.25 yds
        VIEW B -
        39” Material (Without nap), 4 3/4yds
        42” Material (Without nap), 4 1/2yds
        52” Material (Without nap), 3 5/8yds

        10” Dress Placket Slide Fastener For Side Opening

        IMPORTANT 5/8” is allowed on seam-edges unless otherwise specified on pattern. Seams are indicated by broken lines: cutting lines by continuous double lines. A narrow margin surrounds each pattern piece, making it easier to cut accurately. Cut pattern and material together through white center of double line. The margin falls away as you cut through pattern and material. Every mark is important so before removing the pattern from the material, mark carefully with tracing wheel, tailor's chalk or thread markings.

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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" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.

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