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  • Model wearing skirt with detachable suspenders made from Simplicity 1423 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill


        All versions of this slim skirt have a pleat in back for walking ease. The version with high-rising waistline, view 1, features suspenders buttoning to inside of upper edge. Bias band trims upper edge of pockets. In view 2, the two-piece pocket trim laps and is held in place with a button. Waist-band may have belt carriers.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 23 ½
        Waist: 23 ½” (59cm)
        Hip: 32” (81cm)
        Finished Length of Skirt: 30 1/8” (76.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1 AND 2: - 2 spools of Thread; Bias Seam Binding. VIEW 1: - 9” Neck Type Zipper for back opening; 4 Buttons. View 2: - 7” Skirt Type Zipper for back opening; 2 Buttons; Belt – (Optional).

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes ad one-way design fabrics.
        VIEW 1 – SKIRT
        35” or 36” fabric with nap, 2 3/8 yds.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 1 ½ yds.

        VIEW 2 – SKIRT
        35” or 36” fabric with nap, 2 1/8 yds.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        Width Lower Edge of Skirt, 49 ½”

        35”, 36”, 39” lining fabric, ½ yd.

        25” fabric, ¾ yd.
        35” or 36” fabric, ½ yd.

        VIEW 2 – POCKET FACING (WHEN NAP OR HEAVY FABRIC IS USED) – 3/8 yd. of 35”, 36”, 39” lining fabric.
        VIEW 2 – INTERFACING – 1/8 yd. of 25”, 35” or 36” fabric.
        1” wide, ¾ yd.

        2” (5cm) HEM ALLOWED IN SKIRT
        12 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        V.1 and 2: Corduroy, velveteen, cotton, pique, linen, denim, sailcloth, rayon, rayon suiting, wool, tweed.
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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.