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Dawn & Gill

    1950's Rockabilly Dress

    Dresses have full gathered skirts, optional necklines, optional large pockets and turn back sleeve cuffs.

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

    Size Guide

    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 27” (68.6cm)
    Hips: 37” (94cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching Sewing Cotton, Mercerised Machine Twist, Silk or Nylon Thread (according to material used).
    Views A & B – Buckle for Belt.
    View A – 12” Zip.
    View B – 22” Zip. Purchased Tie.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Bust Size: 34” (86.4cm)
    Without Nap or up or down
    Design, Dress cut width wise, View A 36” Material, 5 ½ yds.
    Without Nap or up or down
    Design, Dress cut width wise, View B 36” Material, 4 ¼ yds.
    Without Nap or up or down
    Design, Dress cut width wise, View A 54” Material, 3 ¼ yds.
    Without Nap or up or down
    Design, Dress cut width wise, View B 54” Material, 2 7/8 yds.
    View A, Interfacing, Vilene or Fine Canvas 36” Material, 5/8 yd.
    View B, Interfacing, Vilene or Fine Canvas 36” Material, ¼ yd.
    Finished Length of Dress from Back of Neck to Hem, 45 ½”

    Width round lower edge of Skirt, size 36”, is about 2 ¾ yds.
    2” Hem allowed. ½” turnings allowed on all seams, unless otherwise stated.

    12 pieces pattern

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    Skill Level

    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.