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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.