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  • Model wearing dress or caftan made from Butterick 4238 pattern
  • Model wearing dress or caftan made from Butterick 4238 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    60s Caftan 

    Ankle or street length caftan with front pleat and front tab with button closing has bias finishing at neckline. Full-length sleeves set into squared armholes. Top-stitch trim.

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

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: Small (10-12)
    Bust: 31” – 32” (78.7cm-81.3cm)
    Waist: 24” – 25” (61cm-63.5cm)
    Hip: 33” – 34” (83.8cm-86.4cm)
    Back waist length: 15 ¾” – 16” (40cm-40.7cm)
    Finished back length of View A from base of neck to lower edge –
    2 ¼” hem allowed: 53 ¼” (135.3cm)
    Of View B – 2 ¼” hem allowed: 40 ¼” (102.3cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Snap Fastener. Three ¾” Buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Small (10-12)
    VIEW A ANKLE LENGTH
    35”, 362 Without nap, 4 ¾ yds.
    44”, 45” Without Nap, 4 1/8 yds.
    VIEW B STREET LENGTH
    35”, 362 Without nap, 4 yds.
    44”, 45” Without Nap, 3 yds.

    EXTRA FABRIC IS REQUIRED FOR MATCHING STRIPES OR PLIADS.
    Lower Edge Measurement Of View A: Medium Size – 77” (195.6cm); View B – 66” (167.7cm).

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    Skill Level

    Beginner / 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.