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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        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. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        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.