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  • Model wearing 1970s dress in two lengths, and scarf made from Simplicity 9164 pattern
  • Model wearing 1970s dress in two lengths, and scarf made from Simplicity 9164 pattern
  • Model wearing 1970s dress in two lengths, and scarf made from Simplicity 9164 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        70s Versatile Dress Pattern

        The dress with back zipper, midriff section, low round neckline and short raglan sleeves has elastic casing at neck and sleeve edges. V. 1 has daisy trim. V. 2 features embroidered braid or ribbon and looped braid trim. V. 5 has crochet-type lace edging. V. 3 & 6 feature contrasting midriff with button and lacing trim. V. 4 & 5 have button trimmed contrasting midriff. V. 1, 2, 3 & 4 are mini-length. V. 5 & 6 are maxi-length. The scarf is triangle shaped.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 12
        Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
        Waist: 25 ½” (64.8cm)
        Hip – 9” below waist: 36” (91.4cm)
        Back – neck to waist: 16 ¼” (41.3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, seam binding or stretch lace, 18” neckline zipper. View 3 and 6: Eight 3/8” buttons. View 4 and 5: Five 3/8” buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        View 1 or 2 Dress
        35” or 36” without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
        44” or 45” without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
        View 1 Daisy trim 1” wide, 3 ½ yds.
        View 2 Embroidered braid or ribbon trim
        1 ¼” wide, 2 5/8 yds.
        View 2 Looped braid trim 1” wide, 5 1/8 yds.
        View 3, 4 Dress
        35” 362 with or without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
        44” or 45” without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
        View 5 or 6 Dress
        35” or 36” with or without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
        44” or 45” without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
        58” or 60” without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
        View 3, 4, 5 or 6 Contrasting Midriff
        35” or 36” with or without nap, ¼ yd.
        44” or 45” with or without nap, ¼ yd.
        v. 5 Crochet-type lace edging 3” wide, 4 7/8 yds.
        View 3 or 6 – ¼” wide ribbon or braid for lacing – 1 yd.
        All Views Midriff Interfacing Woven or non-woven fabric
        25” fabric, ½ yd.
        32”, 35” or 36” fabric, ½ yd.
        All Views Elastic ¼” wide, 1 7/8 yds.
        Scarf – ¾ yd. of 35”, 36”, 44”, 45”, 58” or 60” with or without nap.
        Garment Measurements
        Finished back length of dress v. 1, 2, 3, 4, 36 ¼”
        Finished back length of dress v. 5, 6, 54 ¼”
        Width of lower edge of dress v. 1, 2, 3, 4
        Width of lower edge of dress v. 5, 6

        9 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Soft fabrics such as Broadcloth, Challis, Synthetic Surah and Gingham. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Beginner / 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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