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      Dawn & Gill

        Vintage Tea Dress Pattern

        A perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. This pair of retro pretty “ditsy” tea dresses have elastic gathers to the neck and waist and would look amazing for floral or plain fabrics. This is an extremely rare sewing design and a real treat!

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
        Hip: 38” (97cm)
        Length: 43 ½” (110.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        TWO WASHING FROCKS.
        MATERIAL QUANTITIES
        Lengths are from neck to finished hem.
        FLORAL FROCK.
        36” material in all-over pattern, 3 ¼ yds.
        or, 36” material in one-way pattern, 3 ½ yds.
        Narrow ribbon or cord, 2 ¾ yds.
        PLAIN FROCK.
        36” material without nap, or in all-over pattern, 3 ¼ yds.
        or, 36” material with nap or one-way pattern, 3 ½ yds.
        For either dress.
        2” petersham ribbon for sleeve supports, 5/8 yd.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Cotton-poly-viscose, Linen, Georgette, Chambray, Poplin, Batiste, Rayon. Please refer to pattern back image for more recommendations. 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.