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  • Model wearing 1950s wrap-around house dress made from Simplicity 1028 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s wrap-around house dress made from Simplicity 1028 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s wrap-around house dress made from Simplicity 1028 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s wrap-around house dress made from Simplicity 1028 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    50s Wrap-Around Dress, Housecoat

    This comfortable easy-to-wear style features bodice front, collar and center front skirt panel cut in one. Two large handy pockets are sewn in side front panel seams of skirt. V. 1 long sleeves have turn back cuffs. Rick rock accents this view. V. 3 has bias trim. Sleeves are short. There is a button closing. 

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original 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)
    Finished Back Length of Dress: 47 ½” (120.6cm)

    Sewing Notions

    VIEW 1, 2 AND 3: - 2 spools of Thread; Bias Seam Binding – (Optional); VIEW 1: - 2 Buttons. VIEW 2: - 2 Packages Medium Rick-rock Braid. VIEW 3: - Double Fold Bias Tape; 3 Buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    VIEW 1
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 5 7/8 yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
    VIEW 2
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 5 7/8 yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 5 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 4 5/8 yds.
    VIEW 3
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 5 ¼ yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 4 7/8 yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    Width Around Lower Edge of Dress, 87”
    VIEW 2 – RICK RACK OR VIEW 3 BIAS FOLD TAPE TRIM, 5 ½ yds.

    Finished back Length of Dress 47.5" (120.65cm)

    14 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    V. 1: Cottons, gingham, chambray, polished cotton, wool, jersey. V.2: Corduroy, taffeta, nylon, rayon, butcher rayon, faille. V. 3: Cotton, plisse, embossed cotton, linen, pique, nylon, rayon, wool. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    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 resealable envelope for easy storage.

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