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      Dawn & Gill

        1950's 'Sunshine' Dress

        Wide strapped sundress, cuffed bodice, darted to the waist and centre seam.  Bolero Jacket to complete this sunshiny look.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 24
        Bust: 42” (106.7cm)
        Waist: 36” (91.4cm)
        Hip (2” below natural waistline): 45” (114.3cm)
        Finished back length (from base of neck to lower skirt edge with 2 ½” turn-up allowed for hem): 47” (119.4cm)
        Width at lower edge, about: 3 ¾ yds.

        Sewing Notions

        1 – 100 yd. spool of thread fpr dress, Seam binding.
        1 – 100 yd. spool of thread for bolero, 16” neck type, zipper.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        35” Fabric (without nap), 5 3/8 yds.
        39” Fabric (without nap), 5 yds.
        VIEW 1 or 2 BOLERO LINING
        39” Fabric (without nap), 1 1/8 yds.
        35” Fabric (without nap), 4 ¾ yds.
        42” Fabric (without nap), 4 ¼ yds.
        35” Fabric (without nap), 1 3/8 yds.
        42” Fabric (without nap), 1 1/8 yds.
        NOTE: For bolero lining see View 1 yardage

        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

        Novelty cotton, Linen, Shantung, Novelty Rayon or Silk. Plisse, Crepe. Lining: Taffeta, Wider width cottons. 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.