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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Elegant Kimono Sleeve Dress

        ONE-PIECE DRESS: Skirt has a sectional front panel and side front sections draped over shallow yoke. Skirt joins bodice at waistline. Bracelet length and short kimono sleeves. Deep 'V' neckline below built up neckline.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
        Waist: 28” (71.1cm)
        Hips: 37” (94cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Fabrics printed in one direction require with nap measurements.
        VIEW A
        With Nap| 39”, 3 5/8 yds.
        Without Nap| 39”, 3 3/8 yds.
        Without Nap| 54”, 2 ½ yds.
        VIEW B
        Without Nap| 35”, 3 3/8 yds.
        Without Nap| 39”, 3 1/8 yds.
        Cotton Wadding for Padding
        352 or 39”, ¼ yd.
        Muslin 35”, 5/8 yd.
        12” Dress Placket Fastener
        Length of dress at centre-back from natural neck-line, 48”
        Width at lower edge of dress in size 16 is 57” (about 1 ½ yds.)
        3” hem allowed.
        *With nap, pile or one-way design.
        |Without nap or pile, or with design in both directions.
        Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Crepe, Crepe Faille, Satin, Shantung, Taffeta, Sheer Woollen, Lawn, Cotton Shantung, Cotton Taffeta, Cotton Damask, Muslin.
        Velvet, striped, plaid or diagonal fabrics are not suitable.
        See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


        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