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  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and evening skirt made from Simplicity 1730 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and evening skirt made from Simplicity 1730 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    1950s Pattern - Suspender Skirt & Evening Skirt

    Fashioned 3 ways for versatile flattery, this 6 gore skirt with high-rise waistline has the empire look. View 1 has shaped upper front edge. Suspenders cross in back, button to front and back. Views 1 and 2 are street length and View 3 is the evening versions of View 2.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist Sizes: 25” (63.5cm)
    Hip: 34” (86.4cm)
    Finished Length of View 1 and 2: 29 ¼” (74.3cm)
    Finished Length of View 3: 41 ¾” (106cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Skirt View 1 and 2: 2 spools of thread; bias seam binding (optional); 10” neck type zipper for skirt side opening. Skirt View 1: 4 buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1 Skirt
    35” or 36” fabric with nap, 3 ¾ yds.
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
    View 2 Skirt
    35” or 36” fabric with nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
    44” or 45” fabric with nap or one way design fabric, 3 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
    View 3 Skirt
    35” or 36” fabric with nap, 6 ¾ yds.
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 4 ¼ yds.
    44” or 45” fabric with nap or one way design fabric, 4 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
    Width of lower edge of view 1,2: 91”
    Width of lower edge of view 3: 117”
    View 1, 2 or 3 Skirt interfacing – 3/8 yd. 25”, 35” or 36” fabric.

    5” HEM ALLOWED IN SKIRT VIEW
    5/8” HEM ALLOWED IN SKIRT VIEW 1

    9 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    V.1 and V. 2: corduroy, velveteen, cotton, denim, rayons, cotton blends, wool. V. 2 also in satin. V. 3: corduroy, velveteen, cotton, rayons, satin. See our Fabric Partners

    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.