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  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and overskirt, transfer included made from Simplicity 3686 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and overskirt, transfer included made from Simplicity 3686 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and overskirt, transfer included made from Simplicity 3686 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s skirt and overskirt, transfer included made from Simplicity 3686 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        1950s Skirt & Over-skirt - Three Styles

        The full four-gored skirt and over-skirt button down the back. The over-skirt, View 2, is styled with a large patch pocket on the right front. View 3, is featured in fur fabric. The patch pocket is omitted.

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

        Size Guide

        Waist: 26” (66.1cm)
        Hip: 35” (88.9cm)
        Finished Length of View 1: 29 ½” (74.9cm)
        Finished Length of View 2: 23 ¾” (60.3cm)
        Finished Length of View 3: 19 ¾” (50.2cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1, 2 AND 3: - 2 spools of Thread; Bias Seam Binding, Straight Seam Binding – (Optional). VIEW 1: - 9 Buttons; Contrast Thread. VIEW 2: - 7 Buttons. VIEW 3: - 7 Buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW 1
        35” fabric with nap, 3 ¼ yds.
        44” fabric, 2 ½ yds.
        54” fabric, 2 yds.
        VIEW 2 – EVEN PLAID OR PALIN FABRIC
        35” fabric, 2 3/8 yds.
        39” fabric, 2 1/8 yds.
        44” fabric, 2 yds.
        VIEW 3
        35” fabric, 2 yds.
        39” fabric, 1 ¾ yds.
        54” fabric with or without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        2” Hem on Skirt and Overskirt
        Width Around Lower Edge of View 1, 122 ½”
        Width Around Lower Edge of View 2, 104”
        Width Around Lower Edge of View 3, 90”
        VIEW 1 AND 2 – INTERFACING – 1/8 yd. of 35” fabric.
        VIEW 3 – INTERFACING – ¼ yd. of 35” fabric.
        VIEW 1 – NOVELTY BRAID FOR TRIMMING
        3/8” width, 18 yds.

        6 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        View 1: Corduroy, velveteen, taffeta, wool. View 2: Cotton, rayon, silk re, taffeta, faille. VIEW 3: Cotton, rayon, silk taffeta, wool, rayon jersey, fake fur. 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.