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  • Model wearing dress made from Anne Adams36 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        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

        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.