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  • Model wearing 1950s easy skirt: pocket detailing made from Butterick 8018 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s easy skirt: pocket detailing made from Butterick 8018 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    The 50s Skirt Pattern

    The basic of your skirt wardrobe… a semi-full skirt that’s flattering to all figures. (A) Banded, V-point pockets with embroidered arrowhead trim. (B) No arrowheads – one pocket.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist: 26” (66.1 cm)
    Hip: 36” (91.4cm)
    Finished back length from natural waistline – 2” hem allowed, 30 ¼” (76.8cm)

    Sewing Notions

    About 2 5/8 yds. Seam Binding. 1/8 yd. 25” Interfacing. 1 Skein Embroidery Cotton. View B, 1 1/8 yds. ¾” Belting. Purchased Belt if desired.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Waist: 26” (66.1 cm)
    VIEW A
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 yds
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 7/8 yds.
    VIEW B
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 5/8 yds.

    Note: this design is not suitable for fabric with a diagonal stripe or a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching stripes or plaids. Edge Measurement: Size 28 – 76”.

    8 pieces pattern

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    Lightweight Wools, Rayon Flannel, Cotton Suitings, Linen, Pique, Denim, Shantung, Faille. See our Fabric Partners

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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.