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Dawn & Gill

    40s Elegant Kimono Sleeve Dress

    ONE-PIECE DRESS: Skirt has a sectional front panel and side front sections draped over shallow yoke. Skirt joins bodice at waistline. Bracelet length and short kimono sleeves. Deep 'V' neckline below built up neckline.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern

    Size Guide

    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.1cm)
    Hips: 37” (94cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabrics printed in one direction require with nap measurements.
    VIEW A
    With Nap| 39”, 3 5/8 yds.
    Without Nap| 39”, 3 3/8 yds.
    Without Nap| 54”, 2 ½ yds.
    VIEW B
    Without Nap| 35”, 3 3/8 yds.
    Without Nap| 39”, 3 1/8 yds.
    Cotton Wadding for Padding
    352 or 39”, ¼ yd.
    Muslin 35”, 5/8 yd.
    12” Dress Placket Fastener
    Length of dress at centre-back from natural neck-line, 48”
    Width at lower edge of dress in size 16 is 57” (about 1 ½ yds.)
    3” hem allowed.
    *With nap, pile or one-way design.
    |Without nap or pile, or with design in both directions.
    Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Crepe, Crepe Faille, Satin, Shantung, Taffeta, Sheer Woollen, Lawn, Cotton Shantung, Cotton Taffeta, Cotton Damask, Muslin.
    Velvet, striped, plaid or diagonal fabrics are not suitable.
    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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.