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Dawn & Gill

    40s Long / Short Sleeved Jacket & Skirt

    Elegance and Style in equal measures! Top has princess lines and buttons in front below the contrasting detachable collar. Three-quarter or short sleeves may be used. Skirt is gored, front and back, and joins to a waistband at upper edge.

    Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern

    Size Guide

    Bust: 40” (102cm)
    Waist: 34” (86.4cm)
    Hips: 43” (109.2cm)

    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of,
    Top: 23 ¾” (60cm)
    Finished Length from Waist (including waist band) to Hem of,
    Skirt: 29” (73.7cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of,
    Skirt: 75 ½” (191.8cm)

    1 ½” TURN UP FOR HEM ON TOP, 2” TURN UP FOR HEM ON SKIRT

    Sewing Notions

    Slide fastener OR Snap fasteners, hooks and eyes, 6 buttons (7/8” diam.); seam binding; triangular shoulder pods (optional), buttonhole twist; contrast thread 50 yds., matching thread 10 yds.. 15" wide bias fold tape for detachable collar

    Fabric Amount Guide

    MATERIAL ALLOWED
    WITHOUT NAP OR UP OR DOWN DESIGN, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED
    NOTE: - Additional material is required when: - material is not pre-shrunk - for matching stripes – for extra seam allowance when material ravels.
    DRESS WITH SHORT SLEEVES
    35” material, 4 yds.
    39” material, 3 5/8 yds.
    41” material, 3 ½ yds.
    DRESS WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVES
    39” material, 3 7/8 yds.
    41” material, 3 ¾ yds.
    54” material, 2 7/8 yds.
    CONTRASTING DETACHABLE COLLAR
    35”, 39” or 41” material, 3/8 yd.
    NON-SEPARABLE SLIDE FASTENER (OPTIONAL) – 7” for side opening of skirt.
    TRIANGLE SHAPE SHOULDER PADS – ¼ yd. of 35” muslin or use purchased pads.
    ¾” SEAMS – INDICATED BY SMALL *S
    ½” IS ALLOWED ON OTHER EDGES UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Wool, Rayon, Linen, Cashmere, Silk, Poly-cotton, Boucle, Tweed, Worsted. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.