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  • Women wearing housecoats. Left, ankle length, long sleeve robe in mustard yellow, featuring a ruffle trim on the collar edge. Right, knee length, short sleeve robe, in white fabric featuring a red and green abstract pattern.
  • Woman wearing a Women's Housecoat, Dressing Gown in pink and black
  • Woman wearing a Women's Housecoat, Dressing Gown
  • Woman wearing a Women's Housecoat, Dressing Gown
  • Woman wearing a Women's Housecoat, Dressing Gown
  • Line drawing of the robe. Left, front view of long robe, with long sleeve and a ruffle trim on the sleeve hem and collar edge. Middle, back view of long robe, with long sleeve and a ruffle trim on the sleeve hem. Right, back view of short length, short sleeve robe.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Housecoat, Dressing Gown"
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Dawn & Gill

    40s Housecoat & Dress

    Soft tucks ease the front shoulders and the neckline may be finishes with a frilled or pointed collar. Fullness falls from the gathered skirt front and slim darts fit the back. The skirt and bodice are joined to an inset belt. Convenient side pockets a e stitched to skirt in Style Il. Choose three-quarter length or short sleeves.

    Offered as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 14 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 32”(81.3cm)
    Waist: 26 ½” (67.3cm)
    Hip: 35” (89cm)

    Finished Back Length from BOSE of Neck to Hem of:
    Housecoat: 53 5/8” (136.3cm)
    Coat: 42 ½” (108cm)
    curd Lower Edge of:
    Housecoat: 74 ¾” (189.9cm)
    Dress: 66”(167.7cm)

    ½” TURN UP FOR HOUSECOAT, 2” TURN UP FOR DRESS

    Sewing Notions

    STYLE I-II – Snap fasteners, triangular shoulder pads, (optional); matching thread 200 yds. STYLE II – 5 buttons (1 ¾” diam.); seam binding.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    MATERIAL REQUIRED – WITHOUT NAP OR UP+ OR DOWN DESIGN
    NOTE: - Additional fabric is required when: - Not pre-shrunk – matching stripes – for nap fabrics – 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.
    STYLE I – HOUSECOAT WITH THREE_ QUARTER SLEEVES
    35” material, 4 ¾ yds.
    39” material, 4 1/8 yds.

    STYLE II – DRESS WITH SHORT SLEEVES
    35” material, 3 ½ yds.
    39” material, 3 ¼ yds.

    STYLE I OR II
    TRIANGLE SHAPE SHOULDER PADS – ¼ yd. of 35”

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    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.

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