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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
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        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.  This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        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.