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  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and evening skirt made from Simplicity 1730 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and evening skirt made from Simplicity 1730 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        1950s Pattern - 50's Suspenders Skirt & Evening Skirt

        Fashioned 3 ways for versatile flattery, this 6 gore skirt with high-rise waistline has the empire look. View 1 has shaped upper front edge. Suspenders cross in back, button to front and back. Views 1 and 2 are street length and View 3 is the evening versions of View 2.

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

        Size Guide

        Waist Sizes: 25” (63.5cm)
        Hip: 34” (86.4cm)
        Finished Length of View 1 and 2: 29 ¼” (74.3cm)
        Finished Length of View 3: 41 ¾” (106cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Skirt View 1 and 2: 2 spools of thread; bias seam binding (optional); 10” neck type zipper for skirt side opening. Skirt View 1: 4 buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        View 1 Skirt
        35” or 36” fabric with nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
        View 2 Skirt
        35” or 36” fabric with nap, 3 3/8 yds.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric with nap or one way design fabric, 3 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
        View 3 Skirt
        35” or 36” fabric with nap, 6 ¾ yds.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 4 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric with nap or one way design fabric, 4 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
        Width of lower edge of view 1,2: 91”
        Width of lower edge of view 3: 117”
        View 1, 2 or 3 Skirt interfacing – 3/8 yd. 25”, 35” or 36” fabric.

        5” HEM ALLOWED IN SKIRT VIEW
        5/8” HEM ALLOWED IN SKIRT VIEW 1

        9 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        V.1 and V. 2: corduroy, velveteen, cotton, denim, rayons, cotton blends, wool. V. 2 also in satin. V. 3: corduroy, velveteen, cotton, rayons, satin. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        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.