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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

    Size Guide

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

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Lengths are from neck to finished hem.
    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.
    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


    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.