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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Cummerbund Dress

        SKIRT, BLOUSE AND CUMMERBUND. The beautifully fitted blouse features a wide V neckline and short kimono sleeves. Blouse front laps diagonally right over left. A figure moulding peplum at blouse waistline holds the surplice blouse in place and assures a smooth fit. The flared skirt is fitted with darts in each of the eight gores. A matching or contrasting cummerbund gives a one-piece dress look to these mix-match separates.

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

        Size Guide

        Size:14 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 32” (81.3cm)
        Waist: 26” (66cm)
        Hip: 35” (88.9)
        Finished Back Length of Blouse: 20 ½” (52.1cm)
        Finished Length of Skirt: 29 ½” (75cm)

        Sewing Notions

        2 spools of Thread; Contrasting Thread; Bias Seam Binding; one 10” Neck Type Zipper for blouse side opening; one 7” Zipper for skirt side opening.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 1/8 yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        35”, 36” or 39” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 2 yds.
        NOTE: If skirt and blouse are desired of same fabric, combine above yardages.
        CUMMERBUND – 3/8 yd. of 35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45”, 54” fabric without nap.
        Width Around Lower Edge od Skirt, 130 ½”
        FEATHERBONING – ¼ yd.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        Blouse or skirt: Lengthwise stripe or pl.: Cotton, calico, polished cotton, chambray, pique, linen, lawn, voile, gingham, silk broadcloth, taffeta, butcher linen, shantung, rayon, wool jersey. Cummerbund: Cotton, linen, pique, rayon, jersey. 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" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.