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Dawn & Gill

    1940s Sweetheart Dresses

    Such an elegant dress for any occasion! Bodice fullness is gathered into the shoulder yoke and shaped waistband of the easily made dress, which may have an eight paneled or gathered skirt, long or short sleeves.

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

    Size Guide

    Bust: 32” (81.3 cm)
    Waist: 26” (66 cm)
    Hips: 35" (88.9 cm)

    Finished back Length from Neck to Hem: 44"(111.76cm)
    1/2"(1.27cm) (Turnings allowed on all Seams.

    Sewing Notions

    To complete garment you will need :- Matching Sewing Cotton or Silk. Hooks & Eyes.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Without Nap or up or down Design.
    Note - Additional material is required when matching Stripes and Checks.

    View A Long Sleeve, 36" Material, 3 3/8 yds.
    View A Short Sleeve, 36" Material, 3 yds.
    View A Long Sleeve, 54" Material, 2 1/4 yds.
    View B Long Sleeve, 36" Material, 3 3/8 yds.
    View B Long Sleeve, 36" Material, 3 yds.
    View B Long Sleeve, 54" Material, 2 yds.
    Finished Back Length from Neck to Hem: 44” (111.8cm)

    Width round lower edge of View A Size 36” is about 2 ¼ yds.
    Width round lower edge of View B Size 36” is about 2 yds.
    ½” Turnings are allowed on all seams.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Rayon, Silk, Cotton, Fine Wools, Wool Blends, See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    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.