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  • Model wearing dress with sun-ray design made from LR 652 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        1950s Sun-Ray Dress 

        A very versatile dress, crosses over at bodice to form flattering soft pleats and tie to side. Cam be worn as short sleeves or long sleeves.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 22
        Bust: 42” (106.7cm)
        Waist: 34” (86.4cm)
        Hips: 44” (111.8cm)
        Length: Nape of neck to hem: 46 ¾” (118.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        24” ‘LIGHTNING’ Zip Fastener, Hooks and Eyes, Matching ‘SYLKO’

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Length: Nape of neck to hem: 46 ¾” (118.8cm)
        Yardage for
        54” Material without nap
        Dress, Either Sleeve, 2 5/8 yds.
        36” Material without nap
        Dress, Either sleeve, 4 yds.
        Hem measurement of 36” bust size, approx. 47 ¾”

        8 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Satin, brocade, silk, rayon, lightweight jersey. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


        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.