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Dawn & Gill

    40s Dress, Expandable Waistline

    Release your inner yummy mummy in this smart dress with an extendable gathered waist and tie belt along with a pussy bow neckline. Dart fitted bodice with tucks that allow fullness to be released. Available as long sleeves with or without cuffs and aslo short sleeves.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    BUST: 40” (102cm)
    HIPS: 44” (111.8cm)
    BACK LENGTH: 46” (116.9cm) from neck to hem.

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    (Without an up-and-down way)
    36” width Long sleeves, 4 ½ yds.
    Short sleeves, 4 1/8 yds.
    54” width Long sleeves, 3 1/8 yds.
    Short sleeves, 2 7/8 yds.
    Collar and Cuffs for long-sleeved dress allow ½ yd. of 36” contrasting material; for collar only for short-sleeved dress 3/8 yd.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, lawns, Viscose, Poplins, Chambray, Fine Wools, Lightweight velvet. 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 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.