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Dawn & Gill

    40s Elegant Lingerie Pattern

    Making clingy clothes a thing of the past in these lady's slip or nightdress in two styles. With a dart fitted bust and shoulder straps, lace edging is optional.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 34 (Vintage size)
    Waist: 28” (71cm)
    Hip (7” below normal waist-line): 37” (94cm)

    Bust (Place tape over fullest part, slightly higher in back): 34” (86cm)
    Sleeve length (underarm): 17 ½” (44.5cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Bias bra sections. Front and back panel. Lace trimming, optional.
    YARDAGE (WITHOUT NAP |) (See Note)
    Size: 16 (Vintage Size)
    Bust:34” (86cm)

    VIEW A
    39”, 1 7/8 yds.
    42”, 1 7/8 yds.
    1 ½” Lace, 2 ½ yds.
    Narrow Lace Edging, 1 ½ yds.

    VIEW B
    35”, 2 3/8 yds.
    39”, 2 yds.
    Length of slip at centre-back from natural neckline(“), 42” (106.7cm)

    NOTE: Bra is cut bias.
    Width at lower edge of slip in size 16 is 57” (about 1 ½ yds.)
    1! Hem allowed on View B.
    | Without nap or pile, or with design in both directions.
    Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Silk, Satins, Velvet, Chiffon, Rayons, Crepe de-chine, Voile, Soft cottons. See our Fabric Partners

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    What You Will Receive

    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.