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  •   Model wearing kite dress in three lengths made from Simplicity 7650 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        KITE DRESS IN THREE LENGTHS – ONE SIZE (FITS MISSES’ SIZES 8 THRU 18):

        The kite dress without side seams has back zipper, “V” neckline and kimono-type sleeves. Ankle-length V.1 has slit opening in center back seam. V. 2 & 3 are about regular-length. V.4 is above knee-length. V.2 has novelty braid trim.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 8 - 18
        Bust: 31 ½” – 40” (80cm – 101cm)
        Waist: 23” – 31” (58cm-78cm)
        Hip (9” below waist): 33 ½” – 42” (85cm – 106cm)
        Back -neck to waist: 15 ¾” – 17” (40cm -43cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, bias seam binding (opt.). 18” neck type zipper.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra fabric needed to match plaids, stripes, one-way designs.
        Not suitable for obvious diagonal fabrics.
        Fabric required – ALL SIZES
        View 1 Kite Dress
        35” or 36” without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        54” without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        58” without nap, 2 ½ yds.

        View 2 or 3 Kite Dress Even lengthwise striped or plain fabric
        35” or 36” without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
        44” or 45” without nap, 2 ½ yds.
        54” or 58” without nap, 2 ½ yds.

        View 2 Novelty braid trim 4 ½ yds. of 1” wide
        View 4 Kite Dress
        35” or 36” without nap, 2 ¾ yds.
        44” or 45” without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
        54” or 58” without nap, 2 ¼ yds.

        Garment Measurement
        Finished back length of dress: view 1, 54 ½” (138cm); view 2-3. 40” (101cm); view 4, 36” (91cm)

        Width of lower edge of dress: view 1, 33” (83cm); view 2-3, 42 ½” (108cm); view 4, 45 ½” (115cm)

        7 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Cottons and blends; sailcloth, cotton knits, terrycloth. Synthetics & blends; crepe, poplin, duck, canvas, crepe, challis, jersey. Lightweight wools & blends; printed wools, wool crepe, double knits. V. 2 & 3 also in even lengthwise stripes. 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