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Dawn & Gill

    Vintage Skirt, Suspenders & Braces Pattern

    Meet our classic 1940's WWII Day Skirt with Braises. Here are three versions to choose from, which will take you from day to night- time and you will look incredible. Version 1 shows the pleated style, version 2, gored skirt with suspenders and version 3 is the gored skirt without the suspenders. This skirt is a real treat as you can jazz it up with a variety of modern-day fabrics.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist 24” (61 cm)
    Hip 17" below natural waistline, 33” (84 cm)
    Length at center-back, 2" hem allowed, 26"
    Width at lower edge, about 68"

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1, Pleated Skirt
    35" Material (Without Nap), 1 7/8 yds.
    54" Material (Without Nap), 1 3/4 yds.

    View 2, Gored Skirt with Suspenders
    35" Material (Without Nap), 2 1/4 yds.
    54" Material (Without Nap), 1 3/4 yds.

    View 3, Gored Skirt without Suspenders
    54" Material (Without Nap), 1 3/5 yds.

    Recommended Fabrics

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

    Sewing Notions

    Snaps, slide fastener or zipper for placket. View 1 or 3, Buttons for belt. View 2, Purchased 3/4" belt. All Views, 50 yds. Spool of thread.

    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.