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  • Model wearing one-piece dress made from Simplicity 5259 38 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    60s One Piece Dress

    Simple-to-Sew. Dress with dart fitted bodice and A-line skirt, fitted at waistline with front gathers and back darts, features short, set-in sleeves and back zipper closing. V.1 neckline is high and round with neckline darts in back bodice. A self fabric tie belt may be worn at waistline. V. 2 has a round, lowered neckline. A self fabric belt with buckle or purchased belt may be worn at waistline.

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

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 18
    Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
    Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
    Hip: 40” (101.6cm)
    Back length – neck base to waist: 16 ¾” (42.6cm)
    Finished back length of dress: 43” (109.2cm)

    Sewing Notions

    View 1 and 2: thread, bias seam binding (opt.), neck type zipper: 22” for sizes 14, 16, 18, 20, 24” for sizes 40, 42, 44, tailored shoulder pads (opt.). View 2: 1” wide belt backing and buckle kit (opt.), belt (opt.).

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1 Dress
    35” or 36” with nap, 3 ¼ yds.
    35” or 36” without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
    41” or 42” without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    44” or 45” without nap, 2 ¾ yds.
    54” without nap, 2 yds.
    View 2 Dress
    35” or 36” with nap, 3 ¼ yds.
    35” or 36” without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
    41” or 42” without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    44” or 45” without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    54” without nap, 2 yds.
    Width of lower edge of dress, 61” (154.9cm)
    View 1 or 2 Front and back neck interfacing (optional) ¼ yd. of 32”, 35” or 36” woven or non-woven fabric.

    10 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons and blends; gingham, broadcloth, pique, velveteen, cotton satin. Linens, Silks, synthetics, blends; crepe, shantung texture, brocades, faille, textured rayon. Wools, and blends; crepe, challis. See our Fabric Partners

    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.