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Dawn & Gill

    40s Tea Dress Pattern

    Imagine yourself in this vintage 1940’s pretty scalloped front tea dress reminiscent of WW2 . The skirt and bodice are gathered at the waistline and the dress is finished with a front button closing to the hip from which a pleat is released. Scallops outline the neck and front edge. Style 1 has ¾ sleeves. Style 2 features lowered armholes and scallop edge capped sleeves. Top-stitching may be used for trimming.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 30”/ 76.2cm Waist: 25”/ 63.5cm Hips: 33”/ 83.8cm

    Skill Level


    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric amounts vary between 2 1/4 yds (2.05 meters) and 3 3/8 yds (3.1 meters), depending on width of fabric and view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Cotton-spandex blended, Cotton-poly-viscose, Linen. See our Fabric Partners

    Sewing Notions

    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.