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  • Model wearing dress made from The People 494 pattern
  • Model wearing dress made from The People 494 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        50's Glamorous High-waisted Dress

        Very flattering high waisted dress to accentuate your curves. Buttoned bodice with slight gathers and collar. Gored skirt. 

        This pattern is also available as a Paper pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Bust: 42” (106.7cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Bust: 42” (106.7cm)
        36” Material, 4 3/8 yds.
        36” Material, 4 5/8 yds.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        V.1 dress and jacket: V. 2 dress: Cottons and blends: sateen, velveteen. Linen. Rayons, silks and synthetics: faille, shantung, brocade, crepe, satin, peau de sole. Overskirt, both views, lace, embroidered flouncing, sheers, taffeta, net. See our Fabric Partners

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        What You Will Receive

        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.