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  • Model wearing 1960s proportioned dress made from McCall’s 6853 pattern
  • Model wearing 1960s proportioned dress made from McCall’s 6853 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    40's Off the Shoulder Midi with Straps

    A 1940s off the shoulder Midi dress is available in two styles. Each style has straps to keep the shoulder piece from slipping and available in two styles with either a ruffle to the bottom hem or a straight hem. A sure winner to bring on glamour and bouts of nostalgia and memories of a revolutionary decade.

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

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 18
    Bust: 36” (91.4cm)
    Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
    Hip (7” below natural waistline): 39” (99.1cm)
    Finished length from natural waistline: 27 ¾” (70.5cm)
    Width at lower edge, about: 1 7/8” (4.8cm)

    *2” hem allowed

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Vintage Size: 18
    VIEW A – Striped or Plain Material
    35” Material (Without nap), 4 ¼ yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 4 yds.
    VIEW B –
    35” Material (Without nap), 3 yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    Eyelet Embroidery Edging – 4 ½” wide, 3 ¼ yds.
    VIEW C
    35” Material (Without nap), 3 ¾ yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 3 ½ yds.
    42” Material (Without nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    9” Slide Fastener For Side Opening

    5/8” seam is allowed on all seam edges unless otherwise specified on pattern.

    14 pieces pattern

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    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.