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  • Model wearing 1950s easy skirt: pocket detailing made from Butterick 8018 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s easy skirt: pocket detailing made from Butterick 8018 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        The 50s Flattering Skirt Pattern

        The basic staple of your skirt wardrobe… a semi-full skirt that’s flattering to all figures. (A) Banded, V-point pockets with embroidered arrowhead trim. (B) No arrowheads – one pocket.

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

        Size Guide

        Waist: 26” (66.1 cm)
        Hip: 36” (91.4cm)
        Finished back length from natural waistline – 2” hem allowed, 30 ¼” (76.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        About 2 5/8 yds. Seam Binding. 1/8 yd. 25” Interfacing. 1 Skein Embroidery Cotton. View B, 1 1/8 yds. ¾” Belting. Purchased Belt if desired.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW A
        35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
        44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 yds
        54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 7/8 yds.
        VIEW B
        35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
        44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 yds.
        54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 5/8 yds.

        Note: this design is not suitable for fabric with a diagonal stripe or a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching stripes or plaids. Edge Measurement: Size 28 – 76”.

        8 pieces pattern

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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.