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Dawn & Gill

    Pretty Knickers Pattern

    Lady's pants & bloomers which are cut in two pieces & have a set-in crotch. The lower edges are bound or finished with lace. Buttons close the left-side opening. The bloomers back is fitted with elastic. Buttons close the left side.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

    Size Guide

    Waist 26" (66cm) Hips 35" (88.9cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.1cm) Hips: 37" (94cm)
    Finished length from Waist to lower Edge at Side Seam of Panties, 13 1/2"
    Finished length from Waist to lower Edge at Side Seam of Bloomers, 13 1/2"
    NO HEM ALLOWED

    Sewing Notions

    Thread 50 yds.; contrast thread - Style 1 panties - 50 yds.; buttonhole twist, buttons - 3 (1/4" diam.); 1/4" wide elastic - Style II Bloomers; 1/2" wide lace edging - Style I Panties

    Fabric Amount Guide

    WITHOUT NAP OR UP OR DOWN DESIGN
    Note:- Additional material is required when - not pre shrunk, matching stripes - for extra seam allowance when material ravels.
    STYLE 1 - PANTIES
    35" material, 1 1/8 yds.
    39" material 1 yd.

    LACE EDGING 1/2" wide, 3 3/8 yds.

    STYLE II BLOOMERS
    35" material, 1 3/8 yds.
    39" material 1 3/8 yds.
    54" material 1 yd.

    ELASTIC 1/4 wide, 1 3/4 yds.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Silk, Satin, Rayon See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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.