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  • Model wearing 1950s waistcoat and skirt made from Economy Design E45 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    The 50s Skirt & Weskit Pattern

    The ever fashionable waistcoat, weskit with buttons to the front and nipped in waist forming points. Flared skirt with front seam teams with it beautifully.

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

    Size Guide

    Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
    Waist: 32” (81.3cm)
    Hip: 41” (104cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching Sewing Cotton or Silk. Buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    With Nap or up or down Design.
    Bust Size: 38” (96.5cm)
    54” Material, 1 7/8 yds.
    With or Without Nap or up or down Design.
    Waistcoat & Skirt
    54” Material, 2 3/8 yds.
    54” Material, ¾ yd.
    36” Material, 1 1/8 yds.
    54” Material, 1 5/8 yds.
    36” Material, 2 ½ yds.
    Skirt & Waistcoat
    36” Material, 3 5/8 yds.
    Finished Back Length of Skirt, 30 ½” (77.5cm)
    Width round lower edge of skirt size 36” is about 3 yds.
    2” Hem allowed. ½” Turnings allowed on all seams.

    8 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

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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.