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  • Models wearing 1940s top and skirt made from Simplicity 3200 sewing pattern.
  • Models wearing 1940s top and skirt made from Simplicity 3200 sewing pattern.
  • Models wearing 1940s top and skirt made from Simplicity 3200 sewing pattern.
  • Models wearing 1940s top and skirt made from Simplicity 3200 sewing pattern.
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Dawn & Gill

    Vintage 1950s Rockabilly Ensemble

    The front-buttoned blouse is styled with a pointed collar and pockets trimmed with flaps which are cut in one with the side front of the blouse. The full skirt, attached to a pointed waistband, has soft pleats releasing fullness in front. Style 1 has short sleeves. The skirt waistband is made in contrast. In Style 2 the blouse is sleeveless and the neckline is worn-open.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. 

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 12
    Bust: 30” (76.2cm)
    Waist: 25” (63.5cm)
    Hip: 33” (83.8cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Lower Edge of;
    Blouse: 22 7/8” (58cm)
    Finished length of;
    Skirt: 30 ¼” (76.8cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of;
    Skirt: 97 ¾” (248.3cm)

    1 ½” (3.8cm) TURN UP FOR HEM ON SKIRT; 7” (17.8cm) slide fastener for side opening of skirt

    Sewing Notions

    BLOUSE, STYLE 1 AND 2: - 2 spools of Thread; Seam Binding – (Optional); Snap Fasteners; 4 Buttons, BLOUSE STYLE 1: - Triangular Shoulder Pads: - (Optional). SKIRT, STYLE 1 AND 2: - 7” Slide Fasteners OR Snap Fasteners for side opening; Hooks and Eyes; Seam Binding – (Optional).

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric required – without nap or one way design unless otherwise stated
    Note: - Addition fabric is required when: - not pre-shrunk – balancing and matching stripes, plaids and one-way designs – using napped fabrics – and for extra seam allowance when fabric ravels.
    If this garment is shortened 2”, it will require 1/8 yd. less fabric than yardage given for every except Style 2 Blouse.
    Vintage Size: 12
    STYLE 1 – BLOUSE AND SKIRT – LENGTHWISE STRIPED FABRIC
    35” fabric, 4 ½ yds.
    39” fabric, 4 1/8 yds.
    CONTRASTING WAISTBAND
    35” or 39” fabric, ¼ yd.
    STYLE 2 BLOUSE
    35” fabric, 1 7/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 1 ½ yds.

    STYLE 2 SKIRT
    35” fabric, 2 7/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 2 ½ yds.

    STYLE 1 OR 2
    INTERFACING – ½ yd. of 35” fabric.
    10 pieces pattern

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    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    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 resealable envelope for easy storage.

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