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  •   Illustrations of models wearing 1930’s dress in 2 variations for evening wear  and swing back coat made from Weldons 685 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Halter Neck Dress, Tie Neck Dress & Jacket

        Ah, the glamour and grace of the 1930s! That era truly had an exquisite sense of style. Sewing patterns from that time often capture the elegance and sophistication of this beautiful period.

        1. The swing-back coat would work wonderfully well with checked tweeds, it features collar and two button fastening and two patch pockets. It can be lined by using front, back and sleeve pieces.
        2. You’ll love this charming tie-collar sun-frock, use contrasting fabrics for the ultimate look.
        3. Imagine wearing this beautifully draped halter neck sun dress which would look fabulous in bright colors on sunny days by the beach.

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

        Size Guide

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

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

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, press studs, hooks and loops, buttons for jacket

        Fabric Amount Guide

        1. Swing back coat
        2 1/2 yards of 54” (2.3 meters of 1.4 meters) fabric

        2. Dress with slotted tie-collar
        3 yards of 36” (2.7 meters of 91.5cm) fabric
        7/8 yard of 36” trimming material (0.9 meters of 91.5cm)

        3. Sun Dress
        3 1/8 yards of 36” (2.9 meters of 91.5cm) fabric.

        10 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Wool suiting, Crepe, jersey, modern day equivalents. Tweed, velvet, crepe de chine, satin.
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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 may include age related wear and tear.