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  • Model wearing wrap-around blouse and skirt, pants in two lengths made from Simplicity 3959 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Capsule Wardrobe

        Collarless wrap-around blouse has one main pattern piece. It has very slight cap sleeves, waistband and tie ends. Gathered skirt, V.1 has a full-length front opening. Pants have left side zipper closing and pocket in right side seam. V. 2 pants are below the knee with slit openings at lower edges of side seams. V. 3 pants are short.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF Download.

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 16
        Bust: 36” (91.5cm)
        Waist: 28” (71cm)
        Hip: 38” (96.5cm)
        Back length – neck base to waist: 16 ½“(41.9cm)
        Finished back length of blouse: 17 ¾“ (45cm)
        Finished length of pants at side seam: 28 ¾ “ (73cm)
        Finished length of shorts at side seam: 14 ¼ “ (36.2cm)
        Finished length of skirt: 26 ¾ “ (67.9cm)

        Sewing Notions

        View 1, 2 and 3: Thread for each garment. View 2 and 3: 9” skirt type zipper for pants and shorts side opening.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Use the size in the image title to reference the fabric amount information. Example image is called “S3959 36 Back”. Use “23” to determine information for the size guide Extra fabric is required for matching plaids and stripes.
        View 1 or 2 Blouse – Even lengthwise stripe or plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 7/8 yds.
        41”, 42”, 44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.

        View 1 Skirt – Even lengthwise stripe or plain fabric
        35”, 36”, 41”, 42”, 44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 5/8 yds.

        View 2 Pants – Lengthwise stripe or plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 7/8 yds.

        View 2 Pants- Even lengthwise stripe or plain fabric
        41” or 42” fabric without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¾ yds.

        View 3 Right Half of Blouse, Band Tie Ends and Right Half of Shorts and Waistband
        35”, 36”, 41” or 42” fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.

        View 3 Left Half of Blouse and Left Half of Shorts
        35”, 36”, 41”, 42”, 44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 1/8 yds.

        Width around lower edge of skirt, 64 ½” (163.8cm)

        12 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        All views (see ydgs. for stripes and plain): Cottons, denim, sailcloth poplin, chino, sords. Linen, Rayons, silks, synthetics.

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        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        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.