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  • Model wearing 1950s dress made from Economy Design E91 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s dress made from Economy Design E91 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        1950s Feminine Dress

        Wearable, feminine. Softly draped bodice held with a tab at the low neckline. The skirt fullness is at hip level at each side.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 32” (81.3cm)
        Waist: 26” (66.1cm)
        Hips: 35” (88.9cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching Sewing Cotton, Mercerised Machine Twist, Silk or Nylon Thread (according to the material used). 12” Zip. 3 Buttons (approx. 3/8” in diameter).

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Without Nap or up or down Design.
        Bust Size: 32” (81.3cm)
        42” Material, 3 1/8 yds.
        36” Material, 4 yds.
        Finished Length from Back of Neck to Hem, 45 ½”
        Width round lower edge of skirt, size 36”, is about 3 yds.
        2” Hem allowed. ½” turnings are allowed on all seams.

        12 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.