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Dawn & Gill

    40s Skirt Pattern

    The skirt seamed down the center front and back, falls in and easy flare. A waistband which may be secured with a button o hook and wyes, finishes the upper edge of the skirt. Style 1 is the evening length. In Style 2, a side-entrance pocket, belt carriers and a purchased belt are featured.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist: 26” (66.1cm)
    Hip: 35” (88.9cm)
    Finished Length of
    Style 1: 42 ½” (107.9cm)
    Style 2 or 3: 30 ½” (77.5cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of
    Style 1: 116 ½” (295.9cm)
    Style 2 or 3: 91” (231cm)

    Sewing Notions

    ALL STYLES: - 2 spools of Thread; Seam Binding; 7” Slide-Fastener OR Snap Fasteners for skirt side opening. STYLE 1-3: - 1 Button. STYLE 2: - Belt; Hooks and Eyes.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Vintage Size: 26
    STYLE 1
    35” fabric with nap, 4 ¾ yds.
    39” fabric with nap, 43/8 yds.
    35” fabric, 3 3/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 3 1/8 yds.
    54” fabric, 2 ¾ yds.
    STYLE 2
    35” fabric, 2 ¾ yds.
    39” fabric, 2 5/8 yds.
    54” fabric, 1 5/8 yds.
    STYLE 3
    35” fabric with nap, 3 yds.
    35” fabric, 2 ½ yds.
    39” fabric, 2 1/8 yds.
    54” fabric, 1 ½ yds.

    4 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" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces.

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