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Dawn & Gill

    40s Land-Girl Overall & Shorts

    View A - Cuffed shorts with a jumper top, buttons down back. View B - An inverted pleat and side pleats in back. View C - inverted pleat-front and back, gives a nice skirt effect. View D - Flared shorts with a pocket.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 28” (71.1 cm)
    Waist: 23”(58 cm)
    Hips: 31” (79 cm)

    Finished length at side from top of band of shorts about 17"

    Sewing Notions

    Views C & D, 7" Slide fastener or Zipper; Or Other Fasteners May Be Used. View A, 7 Buttons, View B, 4 Buttons. Views C & D 1 Button.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Waist 23"
    View A
    35" Jumper Top & Shorts Without Nap, 1 7/8 yds.
    54" Jumper Top & Shorts Without Nap, 1 1/4 yds.

    View B
    35" Shorts Without Nap, 1 5/8 yds.
    54" Shorts Without Nap, 1 1/8 yds.

    View C
    35" Shorts Without Nap, 1 1/2 yds.
    54" Shorts Without Nap, 1 1/8 yds.

    View D
    35" Shorts Without Nap, 1 1/4 yds.
    39" Shorts Without Nap, 1 1/8 yds.
    Width at bottom of each leg:
    View A 24 1/2", B 39 3/4", C 37 1/4" and D 34"

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Denim, Canvas, Poplin. 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.