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  • Model wearing long or short shorts, bra tops, over-blouse made from Butterick 5265 pattern
  • Model wearing long or short shorts, bra tops, over-blouse made from Butterick 5265 pattern
  • Model wearing long or short shorts, bra tops, over-blouse made from Butterick 5265 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    50s Bra-top & Beach Set Pattern

    (A)Sun duo: halter necked bra-top with a turned down cuff-band and short, cuffed shorts. (B) Sleeveless, belted middy overblouse with convertible collar and side slits. (C) Dapper, cuffed, long shorts that end below the knee.

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

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 18
    Bust: 36” (91.4cm)
    Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
    Hip: 39” (99.1cm)
    Finished length from back of neck to lower edge of overblouse –
    1 ½” turn-up: 28 ¾” (73.1cm)
    Finished length at side of shorts from natural waistline –
    View A: 16 ¼” (41.3cm)
    View C: 32 ½” (82.6cm)

    Sewing Notions

    View C, 1/8 yd. 35” Interfacing for Band. 1 Button for Shorts.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    VIEW A BRA & SHORTS
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    39” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 5/8 yds.
    35” INTERFACING, 5/8 yd.
    VIEW B OVERBLOUSE
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 1/8 ds.
    39” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 ¼ yds.
    *(Crosswise stripes)
    VIEW C LONG SHORTS
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    39” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 7/8 yds.

    Note: The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage
    Width at bottom of each leg: Size 16, View A, 26 ½”; View C, 21 ¼”.
    7” SKIRT PLACKET SLIDE FASTENER FOR SIDE OPENING.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Bra & Shorts: Linen, Pique, Denim, Rayon Gabardine, Shantung Wool Jersey. Over blouse: Wool Jersey (in Plain or Crosswise Stripes), Terry Cloth, Denim, Pique, Linen. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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 resealable envelope for easy storage.