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Dawn & Gill

    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 and the Original 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

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    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.