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  • Models wearing variations of the dress with long and short sleeves and a coat with tied neck made from Weldons 647 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Two Way Dress and Coat

        This dress can be made in two ways and two materials. The frock, with long sleeves, is cleverly cut on the bias, especially for striped crepe, or checked ‘Celanses’ crepe in new shades of burnt orange, maize yellow, red and green on black. The dress without sleeves is for pique, or a new Cepea material Rosette, in chevrons, in flag blue.

        A coat of printed linen or Ferguson Fergotex with a linen like finish, contributes to chic, while one in jade would carry its owner smartly to cocktails.

        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 39” (99.1cm)

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

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, ribbon to fell openings, hooks and loops for closings, 4 buttons for double breasted dress.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        The dress in two styles
        4 1/2 yards of 36” (4.1 meters of 91.5cm) fabric for either version

        The sash
        1 7/8 yards of 36” ( 1.7 meters of 91.5cm) fabric

        Knee-length coat
        3 3/8 yards of 36” (3.1meters of 91.5cm) fabric.

        9 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Crepe, linen, pique, modern day equivalents.
        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.