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  • Model wearing 1960s proportioned dress made from Mc5997 pattern
  • Model wearing 1960s proportioned dress made from Mc5997 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Vintage 1960s pattern - MISSES’ DRESS

        Shirtwaist dress, with four-gore box pleated skin, proportioned to fit the tall, medium and shorter figures. Notch collar, in one with bodice fronts, is faced and interfaced. Short or three-quarter length set-in sleeves. Short sleeves turned back to form cuffs, three-quarter sleeves gathered into cuffed bands. Left side zipper placket.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
        Hip: 40” (101.6cm)
        Back waist length –
        5’8” Height, 17 ¼”
        5’6” Height, 16 ¾”
        5’3” Height, 16 1/8”
        Finished length from back of regular neckline
        5’8” Height, 46” (116.8cm)
        5’6” Height, 44” (111.8cm)
        5’3” Height, 41” (104.2cm)
        (2” hem)
        Width at lower edge, 118” (299.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, Ribbon Seam Binding, 12” or 14” Dress Placket Zipper, One 1 1/8” Button, Buckle for a 2” Belt or a Purchased Belt.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW A or B –
        Tall 5’8” or Med. 5’6” Height
        35” Fabric Without Nap**, 5 7/8 yds.
        Short 5’3” Height
        35” Fabric Without Nap**, 5 ½ yds.
        Tall 5’8”
        45” Fabric With Nap* or Without Nap**, 5 yds.
        Med. 5’6” Height
        45” Fabric With Nap* or Without Nap**, 5 yds.
        Short 5’3” Height
        45” Fabric With Nap* or Without Nap**, 4 ½ yds.
        Tall 5’8” or Med. 5’6” Height
        52” Fabric Without Nap**, 4 1/8 yds.
        Short 5’3” Height
        52” Fabric Without Nap**, 3 ¾ yds.
        Above yardage does not include extra fabric for matching checks and plaids.
        Interfacing for Front and Fabric Belt –
        25” or 35” Woven Interfacing (all heights), 1 1/8 yds.
        *WITH NAP means fabric with one way design, or with nap or pile.
        **WITHOUT NAP means fabric with either way design, or without nap or pile.

        12 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Printed Silk or Cotton, Linen, Plaids, Lightweight Wools, Checks; Tissue Weight Flannel, Cotton Broadcloth; View A – Brocade, Satin.
        NOTE: Not Suitable for Diagonal Prints or Diagonal Weaves.
        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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage.