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  • Model wearing 1940s teen-age skirt in daytime and ballerina lengths made from Simplicity 2609 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s teen-age skirt in daytime and ballerina lengths made from Simplicity 2609 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s teen-age skirt in daytime and ballerina lengths made from Simplicity 2609 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s teen-age skirt in daytime and ballerina lengths made from Simplicity 2609 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    40s Skirt Pattern

    The softly flared skirt is cut in four sections. In Style 1 and 2, an applied ruffle trims the lower edge. Style 1 is the ballerina length. Embroidered ruffling outlines the ruffle and a shaped waistband finishes the skirt. Styles 2 and 3 feature plain waistbands.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist Sizes: 24” (61cm)
    Hip: 31” (78.7cm)
    Finished Length of
    Style 1: 30” (76.2cm)
    Style 2 or 3: 27 ½” (69.8cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of
    Style 1: 103 ¼” (262.3cm)
    Style 2 or 3: 99” (251.5cm)
    2” TURN UP FOR HEM ON STYLE 2 OR 3

    Sewing Notions

    STYLE 1, 2 AND 3: - 2 spools of Thread; 7” Slide Fastener OR Snap Fastener for side opening; Hooks and Eyes. STYLE 2 AND 3: - Seam Binding.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    STYLE 1 BALLERINA LENGTH SKIRT
    35” fabric, 3 ½ yds.
    39” or 41” fabric, 3 ¼ yds.
    PURCHASED EMBROIDERED RUFFLING
    1 ½” wide, 3 yds.
    INTERFACING FOR WAISTBAND – 1/8 yd. of 35” muslin.
    STYLE 2 – SKIRT WITH RUFFLE
    35” fabric, 3 3/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 3 1/8 yds.
    54” fabric, 2 ¼ yds.
    STYLE 3 – SKIRT
    35” plaid or nap fabric, 2 5/8 yds.
    39” plaid or nap fabric, 2 ¼ yds.
    54” plaid or nap fabric, 1 ¾ yds.
    The above yardages do not include extra fabric for matching plaids.
    35” plain fabric, 2 ¼ yds.
    39” plain fabric, 2 yds.
    54” plain fabric, 1 ½ yds.

    5 pieces pattern

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

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