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Dawn & Gill

    1930s Midi Dress

    With or without capelets; square neck front and back, straps cut in one with waist back. Attached four-piece skirt with inverted plaits at each side of front, removable belt. 

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF Download.

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 16
    Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
    Hip: 41” (104cm)

    Width at lower edge of dress, size 16, 2 ¼ yds.
    Finished length at center-back from neck to lower edge, size 14 years, 46”; size 16, 48”; remaining sizes, 49”. 3” additional allowed for hem.

    Sewing Notions

    Matching Thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Dress With Contrasting Capelets and Belt
    35”, 3 5/8 yds.
    39”, 3 ¼ yds.
    3/8 yd. 39” contrasting.
    Before cutting, lay all pieces of pattern on material.
    How To CUT
    Place pieces of pattern on material with edges marked by a group of three small perforation on a lengthwise fold of material, and place remaining pieces of pattern on material with lines of triple small perforations on a lengthwise thread of material.

    Natural waistline is indicated by double small perforations in side fronts (2), and waist back (3).
    Width at lower edge of dress, size 16, 2 ¼ yds.

    8 pattern pieces

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cotton, linen, taffeta, pique, rayon and silk shantung, rayon or wool jersey, light-weight woolens. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.