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  • Women wearing long robes. Left, Style C, back view, long sleeved robe.. Middle, Style B, short sleeved robe with folded lapel collar. Right, Style A, short sleeved robe with square neck trimmed with lace.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Housecoat, Robe, Gown"
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Vintage House Dress Pattern

        Housecoat: Fitted Bodice. Four-Gore Skirt. Smooth bodice tops a swirling skirt. Long slide fastener down the front. Frilly edging lends a decorous touch to the low neckline in (A and C). Frills, too, on the three-quarter sleeves (C). Short sleeves (A and B).

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 46” (117cm)
        Waist: 40" (106cm)
        Hips: 49” (124cm)

        Finished length from back of neck to lower edge – 1” turn-up, 62.5” (158.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        ½” Ribbon Seam Binding: View A & B About 4 ¾ yds.; View C 3 ¾ yds.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEWS A & B
        35” Fabric (Without Nap), 6 ½ yds.
        39” Fabric (Without Nap), 5 7/8 yds.
        42” Fabric (Without Nap), 5 ½ yds.
        54” Fabric (Without Nap), 4 1/8 yds.

        VIEW A
        1 ¾” Eyelet Ruffling, 1 1/8 yds.

        VIEW C
        39” Fabric (Without Nap), 5 7/8 yds.
        54” Fabric (Without Nap), 4 1/8 yds.
        1 ¾” Eyelet Ruffling, 1 7/8 yds.
        Note: This design is not suitable for fabrics with diagonal stripe or weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage. Lower Edge Measurement: Size 16” – 120” (40.7cm – 304.9cm)

        9 Pieces.

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        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 will include age related wear and tear!