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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Red Cross Nurse's Apron Pattern

        An historical pattern, perfect for WWl/ll re-enactments. The square-necked apron finishes above the knee and features the option of one or two patch-pockets below the waist. The waist is cinched in with an inset belt which fastens at the back, plus options tie. Two bodice options; view 1 features a bib-style body with shoulder straps that attach at the back waist; view 2 has a full bodice with short cap-sleeves, and the square neckline continues round the back neck. Skirt section joined to top by inset belt: Blouse top with short sleeves or bib top with suspender back. One or two large patch pockets.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 18 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 36” (91cm)
        Length of View 1 or 2 at Center Back from Natural Neckline: 39 ½” (100.4cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        MATERIAL REQUIRED (WITHOUT NAP)
        Length of View 1 or 2 at Center Back from Natural Neckline: 39 ½” (100.4cm)

        VIEW 1
        35” Material, 2 5/8 yds.
        VIEW 2
        35” Material, 3 5/8 yds.

        Width at lower edge of pinafore in size 16 is 69” (about 1 7/8 yds.)
        Width at lower edge of Apron in size 16 is 66 ½” (about 1 ¾ yds.)
        Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.
        3” hems allowed.

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        Skill Level

        Beginner

        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.