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Dawn & Gill

    1930s Fabulous Indoor Dress Pattern

    DRESS OR HOUSE COAT. Style I, housecoat has pockets and short sleeves, front is finished with slide fastener. Style II, housecoat has long sleeves with buttoned or slide fastener closing. Style III, dress has short sleeves, pouch pockets and closes at front with slide fastener.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 34" (86.4cm)
    Waist: 29" (73.7cm)
    Hip: 37" (94cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of,
    Style I or II: 57” (144.8cm)
    Style III: 44” (111.8cm)

    ¼” EXTRA LENGTH ALLOWED FOR BLOUSE FULNESS
    WIDTH AROUND LOWER EDGE OF: STYLE I OR II ABOUT 3 yds. STYLE III ABOUT 2 ¼ yds., Size 16
    2” (FINISHED) HEM ALLOWED ON STYLE III
    NO HEM ALLOWED ON STYLE I OR II

    Sewing Notions

    STYLE I-II-III-18 buttons (15 lines-3/8" diam.); OR, slide fastener see yardage); shoulder pads; braid of bias fabric loops; 2 spools matching thread (100 yds. each); shields. STYLE III- 1 ¼” wide (No. 7) ribbon.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    MATERIAL ALLOWED
    WITHOUT NAP OR UP OR DOWN DESIGN
    NOTE: - Additional material is required when: - material is not pre-shrunk - for matching stripes – for extra seam allowance when material ravels.
    If this garment is shortened 2”, it will require 1/8 yd. less fabric than yardage given for every size.
    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    STYLE I
    35” material, 4 7/8 yds.
    39” material, 4 ¼ yds.
    STYLE II
    39” material, 4 3/8 yds.
    54” material, 3 1/8 yds.
    STYLE III
    35” material, 3 3/8 yds.
    39” material, 3 yds.
    50” material, 2 3/8 yds.
    BELT
    1 ¼” width ribbon, 1 5/8 yds.
    STYLE I OR II SLIDE FASTENER
    separable, 40”
    STYLE III SLIDE FASTENER
    non-separable, 20”

    ¾” ALLOWED FOR UNDERARM SEAMS
    ½” ALLOWED FOR ALL OTHER EDGES

    Recommended Fabrics

    STYLE 1 AND 3: Lengthwise striped cotton, cotton prints, dimity, shantung, silk crepe, spun rayon. STYLE III: Taffeta. STYLE 2: Silk crepe, spun rayon, faille, sheer wool, novelty wool. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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 will include age related wear and tear!