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  • Model wearing dress made from McCall’s 8257 pattern
  • Model wearing dress made from McCall’s 8257 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        Sports Dress & Eton

        Sports dress in two styles. Kick pleat detail at center front and back skirt, closely fitted silhouette, front button closure, optional collar.
        The Eton is a short open jacket which finishes at the waist.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
        *Hip (7” below natural waist): 37” (94cm)
        **Fin. Dress length from nat. waistline about: 34” (86.4cm)
        Width at lower edge, about: 1 7/8 yds.

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        View A or B –
        32” Material (Without nap), 3 7/8 yds.
        35” Material (Without nap), 3 ½ yds.
        39” Material (Without nap), 3 1/8 yds.
        54” Material (Without nap), 2 ¼ yds.

        32” Material (Without nap), 1 1/3 yds.
        35” Material (Without nap), 1 1/8 yds.
        39” Material (Without nap),1 yd.
        54” Material (Without nap), ¾ yd.

        14 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.