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Dawn & Gill

    30s Old Hollywood Dress Pattern

    This dainty frock has a charming soft silhouette, featuring a graceful cape, inserted peplums and circular side sections to the skirt, which can be made shorter. The cape top can be made sleeveless or have long sleeves.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 32" (81cm)
    Hips: 35” (89cm)
    Entire back length from shoulder: 53” (135cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    MATERIAL REQUIRED – NO hem allowed
    View 1 – Longer-length sleeve-less frock with collar
    Without nap
    *35”, 5 ¼ yds.
    *39”, 4 ¾ yds.
    44”, 4 ¼ yds.
    View 2 – Shorter-length frock with long sleeves and contrasting collar
    For collar
    *35”, 4 5/8 yds.
    *39”, 4 ¼ yds.
    44”, 3 ¾ yds.
    35”, 5/8 yds.

    *Note: Side section F is laid crosswise in these widths, and peplum E is laid crosswise in 35” width.

    Important: Note that the allowance on all seams is 3/8”.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, silks, light weight linen, satins, poplin, viscoses - (easily draping fabrics) See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Bust: 32" / 81cm Hips: 35” / 89cm Finished Back Length (From Shoulder): 53” / 135cm

    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 resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.