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      Dawn & Gill

        Vintage 1960s  Strappy Dress, Bolero, Blouse & Full Skirt

        Summer or party dress worn under bloused jacket – or separate blouse and skirt. A full summer wardrobe in a single pattern.

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

        Size Guide

        These are actual body, not garment measurements. Buy your pattern by your actual bust measurement.
        BUST: 38” (96.5cm)
        WAIST: 31” (78.8cm)
        HIPS: 41” (104.1cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, according to material used. View A, Dress: 14” zip. Seamtape. View B, Skirt: 7” zip. View A or B, jacket or Blouse: 4 buttons, approx. ¾” in diameter. Hook & Bars.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        BUST: 38” (96.5cm)
        View A, Dress & Jacket without nap 36” material, 4 ½ yds.
        36” material, ½ yd.
        32” vilene, 1 1/8 yds.
        Dress only
        36” material, 3 1/8 yds.
        32” vilene, ¾ yd.
        View B, Blouse & Skirt without nap 36” material, 4 1/8 yds.
        Blouse only
        36” material, 1 ¾ yds.
        32” material, 3/8 yd.
        Skirt only
        36” material, 2 ¾ yds.
        Petersham or washable belt backing, approx. 1” wide, 1 yd.
        View A or B Optional Interfacing
        32” vilene, 2 5/8 yds.
        Finished back length of dress from natural neckline to hem, 45”
        Finished back length of jacket or blouse neckline to hem, 19”
        Finished length of skirt from waistband, 28 ½”
        Width round lower edge, size 36”, is approx. 2 ¼ yds.
        2” hem allowed. 5/8” turnings allowed on all seams.

        14 pieces pattern

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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.