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  • Model wearing 1950s sarong dress, jacket, bra and shorts made from Simplicity 1168 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s sarong dress, jacket, bra and shorts made from Simplicity 1168 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s sarong dress, jacket, bra and shorts made from Simplicity 1168 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s sarong dress, jacket, bra and shorts made from Simplicity 1168 pattern
  • Line drawings of sarong, top , shorts and jacket.
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      Dawn & Gill

        1950s Beachwear Outfit

        Wrap-around sarong dress is styled with halter neckline, curved bodice and side drapery on the skirt. Jacket has short kimono sleeves and a mandarin collar. Strapless bra is faced. Trim shorts are fitted with waistline darts.

        Offered here as: Paper 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)

        Sewing Notions

        DRESS: - 2 spools of Thread; 2 Buttons; Bias Seam Binding – (Optional). JACKET: - 1 spool of thread. BRA: 1 spool of Thread; 3 Buttons. SHORTS: 1 spool of Thread; 7” Skirt Type Zipper for back opening; Bias Seam Binding – (Optional); 1 Button.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        DRESS
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        JACKET
        35”, 36”, 39” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 7/8 yds.
        JACKET FACING
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        39” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        BRA AND SHORTS
        35”, 36”, 379” fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
        Width of Lower Edge of Dress, “50 ½”
        NOTE: - If dress, shorts and bra are desired of same fabric, combine yardages.
        DRESS FACING – 7/8 yd. of 35”, 36” or 39” fabric without nap.
        BRA FACING - 3/8 yd. of 35”, 36” or fabric without nap.
        JACKET COLLAR INTERFACING (OPTIONAL) – 1/8 yd. of 35” or 36” fabric.
        FEATHERBONING – 1 yd. for Dress, 1 yd. for Bra.
        19 pieces pattern

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        Skill Level

        Beginner / 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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage.