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Dawn & Gill

    40s Shirt & Trousers

    Very Betty Grable! Tuck-in or outside shirt with two or four patch pockets. Gathered front and back below shoulder yoke; casual collar; short or long sleeves. Slacks with front pleats, wide legs and cuff bottoms.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 34” (76cm)
    Waist: 26” (66cm)
    Hips: 33” (84cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Length of Slacks at Side, 40 ½”
    Length of Shirt at Center Back, 25”
    35” Material (Without Nap), 3 1/8 yds.
    39” Material (Without Nap), 2 ¾ yds.
    54” Material (Without Nap), 2 yds.
    35” Material (Without Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    39” Material (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    35” Material (With Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    39” Material (Without Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
    54” Material (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    9” Slide Fastener
    Width at lower edge of each leg in size 16 is about 27”.
    Requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

    1 ½” hem allowed on shirt.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Shirt: Printed silk silk crépe, flannel, sheer wool, wool jersey, silk jersey challis, novelty cotton, linen, shantung, gingham rayon Slacks: Novelty cotton velveteen corduroy, woolens flannel, heavy silk, linen, rayons. See our Fabric Partners

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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.