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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s Beachwear Separates

        WOMEN'S BATHING SUIT AND BEACH COAT: The bra is gathered at the front and sides. Tie ends fasten into a bow of center and back and straps cross at back and button to band. Waistline darts fit the trunks and under trunks, made of jersey, are attached to trunks at side opening and waistline. The wrap-around skirt has soft pleats at left side and is attached to a waist band. The beach coat features large patch pockets, openings at lower side edges and extended shoulders Long sleeves may be joined to extended shoulders and lining is optional

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

        Size Guide

        Size: 12 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 30" (76.2cm)
        Waist: 25" (63.5cm)
        Hip: 33" (83.82cm)
        Finished Length from Waist (including waistband) to hem of,
        Skirt: 15” (38.1cm)
        Finished Length from Waist (including waistband) at Side to hem of,
        Trunks: 12” (30.5cm)
        Leg Circumference: 22” (55.9cm)
        Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of,
        Coat: 29” (73.7cm)
        Width Around Lower Edge of,
        Coat: 46 ½” (118.2cm)
        1 ½” TURN UP FOR HEM ON SKIRT, 1” TURN UP FOR HEM ON TRUNKS, 2” TURN UP FOR HEM ON COAT

        Sewing Notions

        MATCHING THREAD – 200 yds. for bathing suit; 150 yds. for coat. BUTTONS – 2 buttons (½” diam.) for bra; 4 buttons (1/4” diam.) for trunk; 1 button (3/4” diam.) for skirt. SEAM BINDING. TRIANGULAR SHOULDER PADS – (Optional)- for coat.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        MATERIAL REQUIRED
        WITHOUT NAP OR ONE WAY DESIGN UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED
        NOTE: Additional material is required when: - not pre-shrunk – matching stripes – nap materials and plaids – for extra seam allowance when material ravels.
        BATHING SUIT
        35” material, 2 7/8 yds.
        39” material, 2 ½ yds.
        BRA AND TRUNK LINING
        54” material, ¾ yd.
        ELASTIC FOR TRUNKS
        3/8” wide, 1 1/8 yds.
        CORD FOR BRA – ¼ yd. for all sizes.
        COAT WITH LONG SLEEVES
        35” material with or without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
        39” material, 2 ½ yds.
        LINING FOR COAT WITH LONG SLEEVE S (OPTIONAL)
        35” material, 2 ¼ yds.
        39” material, 2 ¼ yds.
        SLEEVESLESS COAT
        35” material, 2 ¼ yds.
        39” material, 2 yds.
        COAT
        TRIANGLE SHAPE SHOULDER PADS – ¼ yd. of 35” muslin or purchased pads.

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        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 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.