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  •   Model wearing bridal or evening gown made from Simplicity 3115 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Wedding Dress or Ball Gown

        This lovely portrait gown combines old-fashioned charm and a modern air. Neckline is heart shaped, caught at each side with bows. Bodice and skirt join the sculptured waist yoke. Style I has self-fabric pleating and bows at neck. Sleeves are long and fitted, ending in a point at wrist. The skirt has a slight train. Style II has short sleeves. The bows at neck edge are of ribbon.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 16
        Bust: 34” (86cm)
        Waist: 28” (71cm)
        Hip: 37” (94cm)
        Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of:
        Style I (including 10” train): 69” (175cm)
        Style II: 59” (149cm)
        WIDTH AROUND LOWER EDGE OF STYLE I ABOUT 4 ¼ Yds.; STYLE II ABOUT 4 1/8 Yds.; Size 16
        NO HEM ALLOWED

        Sewing Notions

        STYLE I-II – Slide fastener; 2 spools thread (100 yds. each); snap fasteners; hooks and eyes; STYLE I – 12 buttons (10 lines – ¼” diam.); buttonhole twist. STYLE II – 7/8” (No. 5) ribbons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        WITHOUT NAP OR UP OR DOWN DESIGN UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED
        NOTE: - Additional material is required when: - material is not pre-shrunk – for matching stripes – for extra seam allowance when material ravels.
        STYLE I
        35” material, 6 ¾ yds.
        39” material, 6 ¼ yds.

        WITH NAP OR UP OR DOWN DESIGN
        39” velvet or slipper satin, 6 ½ yds.

        STYLE II
        35” material, 6 1/8 yds.
        39” material, 5 ¾ yds.
        44” material, 5 3/8 yds.

        BOWS – 1 ½ yds. of 7/8” width ribbon (no.5)

        STYLE I-II
        SLEEVE PADDING – 1/8 yds. of 35” – 39” lining material.

        9” (22cm) SLIDE FASTENER FOR SIDE PLACKET.

        ¾” (1.9cm) ALLOWED FOR UNDERARM SEAMS
        ½” (1.2cm) ALLOWED FOR ALL OTHER EDGES

        10 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        STYLE I – Plain or Printed; Slipper satin, bridal satin, crepe romaine, crepe de chine, lace, morocain, crepe, sheer velvet. STYLE II – Plain or Printed: Taffeta, moire, organdie, dimity, eyelet embroidered batiste, noyelty silks. 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 A0 (print-shop copy), 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces