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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s Elegant Gown Pattern

        This sophisticated Vogue design for a (wedding) gown or evening dress features a one-piece dress. There are two variations: a four -piece skirt with a straight front, and flare from released box pleats in back. Skirt joins the bodice at waistline under belt. Diagonal darts below the V neckline release bust fullness. Separate shaped tie, optional. Long fitted and three quarter push up sleeves.

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

        Size Guide

        Size: 40 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 40” (102cm)
        Hips: 43” (109cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, buckle, buttonhole, twist, zipper, belting, hooks and eyes, snap fasteners, ribbon seam binding.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        YARDAGE
        Striped or plaid fabrics are not suitable.
        VIEW A
        39” Without Nap|, 4 3/8 yds.
        45” Without Nap|, 3 ¾ yds.
        VIEW B
        39” With Nap*, 4 ½ yds.
        39” Without Nap|, 4 3/8 yds.
        54” Without Nap|, 3 ¼ yds.
        SKIRT STAY
        39”, ½ yd.
        BELT INTERAFCING
        25” Hair Canvas, ¼ yd.
        ¾” Grosgrain belting for inside belt, 1 yd.
        22” Zipper for back opening.
        LENGTH of Dress at centre-back from natural neck-line, 47 ½”
        WIDTH at lower edge of Dress in size 16 is 82 ½” (about 2 ¼ yds.).
        3” Hem allowed
        *With nap, pile or one-way design.
        | Without nap or pile or with a two-way design.
        SHOULDER SHAPES – Use Vogue Pattern 7503

        Imperial to Metric Conversion Guide

        Yards to Centimeter

        Imperial Metric
        ⅛ yard   11.4cm
        ¼ yard   22.9cm
        ⅓ yard  30.5cm
        ⅜ yard  34.3cm
        ½ yard  45.7cm
        ⅝ yard   57.2cm
        ⅔ yard   61cm
        ¾ yard   68.6cm
        1 yard   91.4cm
        1¼ yard   114.3cm
        1½ yard   137.2cm
        1¾ yard   160cm
        2 yards   182.9cm
        2¼ yards   205.7cm
        2½ yards   228.6cm
        2¾ yards   251.5cm
        3 yards   274.3cm
        3½ yards   320cm
         4 yards  365.8cm

         Inches to Millimeters/Centimeter

        Imperial Metric
        ⅛" 3mm
         ¼" 6mm
         ⅓" 8mm
         ⅜" 10mm 
         ½" 12mm
         ⅝" 16mm
         ⅔" 17mm
         ¾" 19mm
         1" 2.5cm 
         1¼" 3.2cm 
         1½" 3.8cm 
         1¾" 4.4cm 
         2" 5.1cm 
         2¼" 5.7cm 
         2½" 6.4cm 
         2¾" 7.0cm 
         3" 7.6cm 
         3¼" 8.25cm
         3½" 8.9cm
         4" 10.2cm 
         4½" 11.4cm
         5" 12.7cm
         5½" 14cm 
         6" 15.2cm 
         7" 17.8cm 
         8" 20.3cm 
         9" 22.9cm 
         10" 25.4cm 
         11" 28cm 
         12" 30.5cm 

        Roll Width (Inches to Centimeters)

        Imperial Centimeters
        35"  88.9cm 
        36" 91.44cm 
        38" 96.52cm 
        39" 99.06cm 
        42"   106.68cm
        48" 121.92cm 
        54"  137.16cm

        Seam Allowances

        Imperial Metric
        ¼" 6mm
        ⅜" 10mm
         ½" 12mm
         ⅝" 16mm
         ¾" 19mm

        Recommended Fabrics

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        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.