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  • Models wearing skirt made using pattern Simplicity  1087 26 pattern.
  • Models wearing skirt made using pattern Simplicity 1087 26 pattern.
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Dawn & Gill

    50s Flared Skirt Pattern

    This 1950s women’s skirt has a choice of fabric and an imaginative use of trimmings that gives an individual look to each version of this flared skirt style with ten gores. In view 1, the rick rack accents each seam. View 2, the more tailored version, is shown with pointed tab and button trims at front waistline. There are two rows of novelty braid detail view 3.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist: 26" (66cm)
    Hips: 35" (89.9cm)
    Finished Length of Skirt: 30 ½” (77.5cm

    Waist: 28" (71.2cm)
    Hips: 37" (94cm)
    Finished Length of Skirt: 30 3/4” (78.1cm)

    Sewing Notions

    VIEW 1, 2 AND 3: - 1 spool of Thread, 7” Skirt Type Zipper for skirt side opening, Bias Seam Binding – (Optional). VIEW 2: - 2 Buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.

    Waist 26"
    VIEW 1, 2 OR 3
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 2 yds.
    VIEW 1 OR 3
    72” felt, 1 ¾ yds.
    VIEW 1 – RICK RACK TRIM, 9 ½ yds.
    VIEW 2 – TAB INTERFACING (OPTIONAL) – 1/8 yd. of 25”, 35” or 36” fabric.
    VIEW 3 – NOVELTY BRAID TRIM, 7 ¼ yds.
    Width Around Lower Edge of Skirt, 131”

    Waist 28"
    VIEW 1, 2 OR 3
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 4 yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 3 5/8 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 2 1/8yds.
    VIEW 1 OR 3
    72” felt, 1 7/8 yds.
    VIEW 1 – RICK RACK TRIM, 9 3/4 yds.
    VIEW 2 – TAB INTERFACING (OPTIONAL) – 1/8 yd. of 25”, 35” or 36” fabric.
    VIEW 3 – NOVELTY BRAID TRIM, 7 1/2 yds.
    Width Around Lower Edge of Skirt, 133 1/2”

    5 Pattern pieces given.

    Recommended Fabrics

    All views: Cotton, denim, gingham, polished cotton, broadcloth, linen, pique, calico, cotton tweed, rayon, faille, taffeta, butcher linen, rayon suiting, ottoman, wool. V.1 and 3 also in felt. 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" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.