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  • Two women each wearing a 1940s Pattern, Full Length Slip or Nightdress
  • Line drawing of a slip
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Pretty Lingerie

        If not a slip then a nightdress. The upper front section of the slip is styled with darts and joins to an inset. The back is cut in one piece. The flared skirt is seamed down the centre front and back. Shoulder straps support the slip. Style I, is trimmed with top-stitching and has a faced upper front section. In Style II, lace outlines the upper and lower edges.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust 32” (81.3cm)
        Waist 26” (66.1cm)
        Hips 35” (89cm)

        Finished back length from base of neck to hem of Slip, 43.5"
        Width around lower edge of Slip, 65"
        5/8" TURN UP FOR HEM

        Bust 34” (86.4cm)
        Waist 28” (71.2cm)
        Hips 37” (93.4cm)

        Finished back length from base of neck to hem of Slip, 44"
        Width around lower edge of Slip, 67"
        5/8" TURN UP FOR HEM

        Bust 36” (91.5cm)
        Waist 30” (76.2cm)
        Hips 39” (99.1cm)

        Finished back length from base of neck to hem of Slip, 44.5"
        Width around lower edge of Slip, 69"
        5/8" TURN UP FOR HEM

        Bust 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist 32” (81cm)
        Hips 41” (104cm)

        Finished back length from base of neck to hem of Slip, 45"
        Width around lower edge of Slip, 71 1/4"
        5/8" TURN UP FOR HEM

        Sewing Notions

        STYLE I AND II:- 2 spools of thread.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Bust 32”
        STYLE I
        35" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 1/4 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 1/8 yds.

        STYLE II
        35" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 1/4 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 1/8 yds.

        LACE
        1 1/2" wide, 3 3/8 yds.

        Bust 34”
        STYLE I
        35" fabric, 2 5/8 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 1/4yds.

        STYLE II
        35" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 ¼ yds.

        LACE
        1 1/2" wide, 3 1/2 yds.

        Bust 36”
        STYLE I
        35" fabric, 2 3/4 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.

        STYLE II
        35" fabric, 2 5/8 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.

        LACE
        1 1/2" wide, 3 5/8 yds.

        Bust 38"
        STYLE I
        35" fabric, 2 7/8 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 5/8 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.

        STYLE II
        35" fabric, 2 3/4 yds.
        39" fabric, 2 5/8 yds.
        41" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.

        LACE
        1 1/2" wide, 3 3/4 yds.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Taffeta, Silk, Satin, Crepe, Cotton, Nylon, Rayon Jersey or Cotton Lawn. See our Fabric Partners

        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 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!

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