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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!