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  • Model wearing 1950s skirt made from Economy Design E112 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt made from Economy Design E112 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt made from Economy Design E112 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt made from Economy Design E112 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    The 50s Skirt Pattern

    A practical, yet attractive skirt, simply made and easy to wear.

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

    Size Guide

    Buy your pattern by your actual waist measurement.
    Waist: 27” (68.6cm)
    Hips: 37” (94cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching Sewing Cotton, Mercerised Machine Twist, Silk or Nylon Thread (according to material used). 7” Zip, Seam tape, Hooks.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Waist Sizes: 27” (68.6cm)
    With or Without Nap or up or down Design
    36” Material, 2 7/8 yds.
    With or Without Nap or up or down Design
    54” Material, 1 7/8 yds.
    Petersham
    1” wide, 7/8 yd.
    Finished Length of Skirt from Waist to Hem, 30” (76.2cm)
    Width round lower edge of Skirt, size 29” is about 2 ¾ yds. when pleated.
    Width of pleats, 2 ½” (6.3cm)
    2 Hem allowed
    ½” turnings are allowed on all seams.

    3 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, Linens, Sailcloth, Fine Woolens, Velvet, Corduroy. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Beginner

    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.