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  •   Illustrations of models wearing 1930’s dress in two variations, with high collar and epaulettes and another wearing a smart coat made from Weldons 653 pattern
  • Woman wearing a 1930s green and pink dress from pattern 653
  • Woman wearing a 1930s green and pink dress from pattern 653
  • Woman wearing a 1930s green and pink dress from pattern 653
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Full Collar Dress & Coat

        The new full collar, tied high at the neck, and the cleverly set-in sleeve are fashion features of this charming day frock.

        Alternatively you couldn’t make a smarter choice than this frock with double epaulettes.

        The pattern also features a coat that is specially easy to make and flattering to wear.

        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, Fell ribbon, hooks, button s for coat

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Dress with High Collar
        5 3/8 yards of 36” (5.4 meters of 91.5cm) fabric for either version
        1 1/8 yards of 36” trimming (1 meter of 91,5cm)

        Afternoon Dress
        2 3/4 yards of 54” ( 2.5 meters of 1.4meter) fabric
        3 1/4 yard of 36” trimming material (3 meters of 91.5cm)

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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.

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