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  • Model wearing 1940s dress made from Economy Design E7 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s dress made from Economy Design E7 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s dress made from Economy Design E7 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    Midi Dress with large Collar & Cuffed Sleeves

    Midi length dress with large collar and inset sleeves with turned backed cuffs – short or below the elbow length. 

    NOTE – A flattering bow or buttons give charm to this dress

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. 

    Size Guide

    Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
    Waist: 32” (81.3cm)
    Hips: 41” (104.1cm)

    Sewing Notions

    To complete garment, you will need: - Matching Sewing Cotton or Silk. Shoulder Pads

    Fabric Amount Guide

    With or Without Nap or up or down Design.
    Bust Sizes: 38” (96.5cm)
    ¾ Sleeve A or B
    36” Material, 4 yds.
    Short Sleeve A or B
    36” Material, 3 ¾ yds.
    ¾ Sleeve A or B
    54” Material, 2 ¾ yds.
    Petersham Ribbon for Bow All Sizes A, 1 yd. x 3 ½” Wide
    Petersham Ribbon for Cuffs All Sizes A, 1 yd. x 1” Wide

    Finished Length from Back of Neck to Hem, 46 ½”
    Width round lower edge of Skirt size 36” is about 2 yds.
    2” Hem allowed. ½” Turnings are allowed on all Seams.

    9 pieces pattern

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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.