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  • Two women wearing 1940s two piece dress. Left, 'View A', wearing yellow long sleeve shirt and green skirt with pockets. Right, 'View B', wearing short sleeve blouse and skirt both in red, with a white pattern.
  • Woman wearing a blue versatile Two Piece Dress Top & Skirt
  • Line drawings of front and back views of Two-Pieces set styles A + B
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "1940s Pattern, Versatile Two Piece Dress Top & Skirt"
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Dawn & Gill

    1940s Two Piece Dress or Top & Skirt

    Step out in retro style! Imagine yourself in this multi-functional, stylish two-piece 1940's fabulous Two-Piece Dress, with two variations for both the blouse and the skirt. This sewing pattern is available in multi-sizes which is ideal to create the perfect fit.  Fabulous with a self made belt or add your own, team with killer heels for the night time look or play it down with boots. Why not add a hat?

    Video of outfit

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

    Size Guide

    Size 8-10(UK)
    Bust: 33-35" (84-89 cm)
    Waist: 26-28" (66-71 cm)
    Hips: 39- 41" (99-104 cm)

    Size 12-14(UK)
    Bust: 37-39" (94-99 cm)
    Waist: 30-32" (76-91 cm)
    Hips: 39-41" (99-104 cm)

    Size 16-18(UK)
    Bust: 41-43.5" (104-110.5 cm)
    Waist: 34-36.5" (86-92.5 cm)
    Hips: 43-45.5" (109-115.5 cm)

    Sewing Notions

    4 x Buttons for Blouse. 9 x Buttons for Skirt
    Thread
    Sleeve stiffening if desired,

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Size 8-10:
    View A:
    Blouse
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.25m
    Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m
    Blouse and Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2.5m

    View B:
    Blouse
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.25m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1m
    Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    Blouse and Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2.5m

    View C Blouse:
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.25m

    Sleeve Stiffening: 0.25m
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    Size 12-14:
    View A:
    Blouse
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m
    Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    Blouse and Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.25m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3m

    View B:
    Blouse
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.25m
    Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    Blouse and Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2.5m

    View C Blouse:
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m

    Sleeve Stiffening: 0.25m
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    Size 16-18:
    View A:
    Blouse
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2.25m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m
    Blouse and Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.5m

    View B:
    Blouse
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.25m
    Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    Blouse and Skirt
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.25m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3m

    View C Blouse:
    48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.75m
    54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 1.5m

    Sleeve Stiffening: 0.25m

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    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 will receive a piece of history that may include age-related wear and tear!

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