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  • Model wearing dress made from Economy 154 pattern
  • Model wearing dress made from Economy 154 pattern
  • Model wearing dress made from Economy 154 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        50's Rock n' Roll Dress

        An attractive dress with interesting bodice line and full skirt. Suitable for many occasions.

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

        Size Guide

        These are actual body, not garment measurements.
        Buy your pattern by your actual bust measurement.
        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist: 31” (78.7cm)
        Hips: 41” (104cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching Sewing Cotton, Mercerised Machine Twist, Silk or Nylon Thread (according to material used).
        View A: Optional Purchased Belt. Views A & B: 12” Zip.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Bust Size: 38” (96.5cm)
        View A
        Without Nap or up and down Design
        36” Material, 4 1/8 yds.
        View B
        Without Nap or up and down Design
        36” Material, 3 7/8 yds.
        View A or B
        Interfacing – Lawn
        36” Material, ¼ yd.
        Finished Length of Dress from Back of Neck to Hem, 46 ½”
        Width round lower edge of skirt, size 36” is about 2 ¼ yds.
        2” Hem allowed.
        ½” turnings are allowed on all seams.

        10 pieces pattern

        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)

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        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.