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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s Pin-Up Dress Pattern

        One Piece dress. Barrel shaped skirt has overlapping released pleats at right side of front, and joins the bodice at waistline. Released asymmetrical pleats in bodice front below square neck-line. Three quarter length and short sleeves.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 14 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 34” (86cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, ribbon seam binding, hooks and eyes

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Striped or plaid fabrics are not suitable.
        View A
        39” Without Nap|, 3 ¾ yds.
        45” Without Nap|, 3 ¼ yds.
        50” With Nap*, 3 yds.
        View B
        39” Without Nap|, 3 5/8 yds.
        48” Without Nap|, 2 7/8 yds.
        Under bodice and under skirt
        39” Lining, 2 ¾ yds.
        Skirt stiffening
        52” Net, 7 ½ yds.
        ½ yd. of 2” ribbon for bow
        ¾” grosgrain ribbon for inside belt, 7/8 yd.
        7/8 yd. of 3/8” elastic
        Narrow cording, 7/8 yd.
        20” Neck opening type zipper
        Length of Dress at centre-back from natural neck-line, 45”
        Width at lower edge of Dress in Size 14 is 100” (about 2 ¾ yds.)
        3” Hem allowed.

        *With nap, pile or one-way design.
        | Without nap or pile or with a two-way design.

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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 resealable 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.