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  • Two women wearing slip dresses. Left: woman standing in long blue dress. Right: Woman sitting in short pink dress.
  • Women wearing Undies, Nightdress. Petticoat and & Slip
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Underwear, Nightdress & Slip Set

        The night dress has the skirt joined in a curved line to the bodice that is gauged at the front waist and has the scalloped upper edges trimmed with lace to match the shoulder straps. The petticoat is cut by the same pattern as the nightdress, darted at back waist and held up with ribbon shoulder straps. The knickers are cut on the cross, gusseted between the legs and edged with lace. There is a left side fastening.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Bust: 36” (91cm)
        Hips: 40” (102cm)
        In a 56” (142.3cm) nightdress length from back neck to hem.

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        MATERIALS REQUIRED
        36” width (without an up-and-down way)
        For Nightdress, 3 yds.
        For Petticoat, 2 3/8 yds.
        For Knickers, 1 ¼ yds.

        For nightdress allow 4 yds. of lace; for petticoat or knickers 2 yds.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Taffeta, Silk, Satin, Crepe, Cotton, Nylon, Rayon Jersey or Cotton Lawn. 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 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.