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  • Model wearing 1940s one-piece street dress made from Simplicity 8067 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s one-piece street dress made from Simplicity 8067 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s one-piece street dress made from Simplicity 8067 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    Midi Dress with Long or Short Sleeves

    Top-stitching outlines a shaped yoke which narrows gradually in front and ends halfway between shoulder and waist. There are three inverted pleats in the center front. The center back has an inverted pleat above the waistline and again six inches below the belt, extending to the hem. The two hip pockets, yoke and collar are outlined by stitching. Version A shows push-up sleeves, self or purchased belt. Version B has short sleeves and purchased belt.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. 

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 16
    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.2cm)
    Hip: 37” (94cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of
    Dress: 48” (121.9cm)
    NOTE: Additional Fabric is Required When: - Not Pre-Shrunk – Balancing and Matching Stripes, Plaids and One-Way Designs, Using Napped Fabrics, and For Extra Seam Allowance When Fabric Ravels. If This Garment Is Shortened 2”, It Will Require 1/8 yd. Less Fabric Than Yardage Given For Every Size EXCEPT 54” (137.2cm) Fabric

    Sewing Notions

    VERSION A AND B: - 4 spools of Thread; Seam Binding; Rounded Shoulder Pads – (Optional); Hooks and Eyes; 9” Slide Fastener OR Snap Fasteners and Hook and Eye for dress side opening. VERSION A: - Belt – (Optional); Buckle – (Optional). VERSION B: - Belt.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    SIZE: 16
    BUST: 34”
    35” Without Nap, 5 ¼ yds.
    39” Without Nap, 5 yds.
    54” Without Nap, 3 ¾ yds.
    35” Without Nap, 5 yds.
    39” Without Nap, 4 5/8 yds.
    54” Without Nap, 3 ½ yds.
    VERSION A or B
    27” or 35” Collar Interfacing, ¼ yd.
    1” Ribbon Belting, 7/8 yd.
    LOWER EDGE, 99”

    11 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cotton, linen, taffeta, pique, rayon and silk shantung, rayon or wool jersey, light-weight woolens. See our Fabric Partners

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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.