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1940s Pattern, Tie Front Frock Dress 'Easy to Sew''

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40s Retro Shaper Dress Pattern

Check this out! Perfect for creating a stylish WWII silhouette. An incredible design for a Tie Front Frock Dress Wrap. There are inset long sleeves which can be easily shortened to suit and the midi length can also be shortened or lengthened easily.  Also, an ideal design for a maternity dress, with its tie front; whether its for during your growing bump or even afterwards when you are wanting something stylish to just throw on and be comfortable. An easy to sew sewing pattern, which can be worn day or night-time. 

Offered as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern

Sewing Skill Level: Beginner   

Recommended Fabrics: Cotton-poly-viscose, Linen, Georgette, Chambray, Poplin, Batiste, Rayon, Polyester, Stretch crepe, Cotton elastine.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary between 2.4 yds (2.2 meters) and 3.5 yds (3.2 meters), depending on width of fabric. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

Size Guide

Bust: 36” / 92cm Hips: 40” / 102cm

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.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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