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Dawn & Gill

    High Neck Button Front Dress

    A six-gored skirt that joins the bodice at waistline. Deep stitched overlap at side-fronts continues over shoulders in back. Front buttons below high collarless neckline. Short outside darts below belt at side fronts. Long fitted and short sleeves.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    Bust (Place tape over fullest part, slightly higher in back): 34” (86cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.2cm)
    Hip (7” below normal waist-line): 37” (94cm)
    Sleeve length (underarm): 17 ½” (44.5cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching Thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    YARDAGE (Without Nap|)
    VIEW A
    VIEW B
    Muslin 35”,
    9” Slide Fastener
    Length of dress at center-back from natural neck-line (“), 42”, 42 ½”, 43”, 43 ½”, 44”, 45”, 46”
    Width at lower edge of dress in size 16 is 61 ½” (about 1 ¾ yds.)
    2” Hem allowed
    | Without nap or pile, or with design in both directions.
    Shoulder Pads: Cotton wadding for padding and 3/8 yd. of 39” material for facing.
    Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.
    Yardages does not allow for matching squares when a plaid fabric is used.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Wool blends, Rayon, Gingham. 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.