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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. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        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.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        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.