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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Tailored Dress Pattern

        This 1940's beautifully tailored women's dress featuring shoulder yoke, sleeves in two lengths, belt with tabs, collar, button closure, and bodice tucks.

        Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 12 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 30" (76.2 cm)
        Waist: 25" (63.5cm)
        Hip (7” below natural waistline): 33" (83.8cm)
        Length at center-back, 2” HEM allowed: 42” (106.7cm)
        Width at lower edge, about: 2 yds.

        Sewing Notions

        Buttons, Zipper for placket, Buckle, Snaps for long sleeves 100 yd. Spool of thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        MATERIAL REQUIRED
        View 1, Short-sleeve Dress
        35” Material (without nap), 3 5/8 yds.
        39” Material without nap), 3 3/8 yds.
        View 1 or 2, Slide Fastener for Placket, 10”
        Allow ¼ yd. additional for matching narrow or medium stripes
        View 2, Long-sleeve Dress
        35” Material (without nap), 4 yds.
        39” Material (without nap), 3 ¾ yds.
        54” Material (without nap), 3 yds.

        ½” ALLOWED FOR ALL SEAMS

        Recommended Fabrics

        Percale, Gingham, Spun rayon stripe, Striped silk or wool, Thin wool, Wool crepe. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.