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      Dawn & Gill

        1930s Winter or Summer Coat Pattern

        Buy this pattern by bust measurement just as you would a dress pattern.  Do not get a larger size to allow for dress worn underneath. The coat pattern allows for that. Elevate your wardrobe with this very versatile Greta Garbo staple Swagger, Trench coat in any of three lengths for Winter or Summer. The sleeves feature a unique squared armhole design. With two-options for the collar; notched and a fold-over revere, two options for the pockets; patch or welted pocket, and two options for the cuffs; fold back or a plain hem, this coat has so many possibilities to pick from

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 36”/ 91cm Waist: 30”/ 76.2cm Hips: 39”/ 99cm
        View A and B:- Lower edge 57"
        Buy this pattern by bust measurement, just as you would a frock pattern. Do not get a larger size to allow for a frock to be worn underneath, This coat pattern allows for that.

        Sewing Notions

        3/8 Yard - 27 inch soft crinolineto interline belt, buck;e and matching thread.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Views A and B COAT IN 48 1/2" LENGTH (2" HEM ALLOWED)
        35" Fabric, 5 3/8 yds.
        39" Fabric, 4 1/2 yds.
        54" Fabric, 3 3/8 yds.
        54" Fabric (distinct Up or Down), 3 3/8 yds.
        View C COAT 44" LENGTH (2" HEM ALLOWED)
        35" Fabric, 4 1/2 yds.
        39" Fabric, 3 3/4 yds.
        54" Fabric, 2 7/8 yds.
        VIEWS A AND B
        39" Fabric, 3 1/8 yds.
        VIEW C 39", 2 7/8 yds.
        VIEW D 39", 2 3/4 yds.
        1/2" BIAS BINDING 4 1/4 yds.
        VIEWS A AND B
        54" Fabric, 2 1/4 yds.
        VIEW C.. 54", 2 1/8 yds.
        VIEW D.. 54", 2 1/8 yds.
        35" Soft Unbleached Muslin, 1 1/2 yds.
        3/8 yd., 27" Soft Crinoline to Interline Belt

        Recommended Fabrics

        Tweed, Worsted Wool, Flannel, Lightweight Wool, Cotton Tweed, Cotton Satin, Linen, Loosely Woven Fabrics, Silk Crepe.

        An Image illustrates the fabric: Piacenza Wool Cashmere - Red from our Recommended Partner Croft Mill.
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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 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.