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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Dreamy 40s Evening Dress

        This beautiful Vogue dress features full, eight-gored, skirt in two lengths which are joined to the fitted bodice at waist-line. The right side of the bodice front extends over gathered bust fullness. Halter neck-band. Centre-back closing for slide fastener.

        Full eight gored skirt in two lengths joins the fitted bodice at waistline. Right side of bodice front extends over gathered bust fullness. Halter neckband. Centre-back closing for slide fastener.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 32" (81.3cm)
        Waist: 26" (66cm)
        Hips: 35" (89cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, 14" side fastener.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Size: 14 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 32 (81.3cm)

        VIEW A
        39” Without Nap |, 5 1/8 yds.
        50” With Nap*, 5 1/8 yds.

        VIEW B
        39” With Nap*, 4 ¼ yds.
        39” Without Nap |, 4 yds.
        36” Stiffened Net or Crinoline, 5 1/8 yds.
        36” Stiffened Net or Crinoline, 3 7/8 yds.

        39”, ½ yd.
        ¾” Belting for Belt Interfacing, 1 yd.
        1” Belting for inside belt, 7/8 yd.
        14” Slide Fastener
        Length of View A at centre-back from natural neck-line (“), 59 ¾” (151.8cm)
        Length of View A at centre-back from natural neck-line (“), 47 ½” (120.7cm)
        Width at lower edge of View A in size 16 is 153” (about 4 ¼ yds.)
        Width at lower edge of View B in size 16 is 118 ½” (about 3 ¼ yds.)
        2” Hem allowed on View B
        * With nap, pile or one-way design.
        | Without nap or pile or with a two-way design.
        Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.
        Yardage does not allow for matching plaid or stripes.

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        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.