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  • Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Elegant Nightgown, Robe Paper pattern- Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
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      Dawn & Gill

        Elegant Nightgown Pattern

        This wonderful War-time Nightgown has front gathers below the shoulders. Skirt is cut on the bias and top-stitched to surplice bodice. Fig.1: Armholes are faced with bias binding. fig II: cap sleeves are used. lace trims surplus bodice.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 40” (102cm)
        Waist: 34” (86cm)
        Hips: 43" (109.1cm)

        Finished Back Length from Top of Shoulder to Hem of:
        Nightgown, 54"
        Width Around Lower Edge of:
        Nightgown, 75"

        Sewing Notions

        FIGURE I-II - Matching thread 50 yds. FIGURE 11-1" wide lace edging.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        35" material, 3 1/4 yds.
        39" material, 3 1/8 yds.

        35" material, 3 3/8 yds.
        39" material, 3 yds.

        LACE EDGING, 1" wide, 2 1/8 yds.

        1" TURN UP FOR HEM
        Note:- Additional material required when:- not pre-shrunk - matching stripes - for extra seam allowance when material ravels. Interfacing for Collar, 35" thin muslin, 3/8 yds.
        Embroidered Edging, 1 5/8 wide, yds. 4 1/8

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

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        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 will include age related wear and tear!