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  • Two women wearing floor length night gowns. Left illustrates View B, right View A.
  • Line drawing of pattern pieces included in "Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Nightgown, Diamond Insert"
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Dawn & Gill

    40s Elegant Nightgown Pattern

    A beautiful timeless WWII Misses' Elegant Nightgown with a diamond Insert. The diamond shaped insert which joins the body and skirt at the centre front. The waist-line is seamed at sides and back. Fullness can be adjusted by a tie belt. This can be gathered above and below the shaped insert. It also gathers at the shoulder band front and back.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 34 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 28”(71.2cm)
    Hip (7” below normal waist-line): 37” (94cm)

    Sleeve length (underarm): 17 ½” (44.5cm)
    See pattern envelope for back length and width at lower edge.

    SEPARATE SKIRTS
    Waist: 26” (66cm)
    Hip (7” below normal waist-line): 35” (89cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    VIEW A – With Lace Inset and Shoulder Bands
    39”, 3 3/8 yds.
    INSET AND SHOULDER BANDS
    35”, 3/8 yd.
    3/8” Footing for Armholes, 1 yd.
    1” Lace Edging, 2 ½ yds.
    2 ½” Footing for Lace
    Band Facing, ½ yds.

    VIEW B
    35”, 3 7/8 yds.
    39”, 3 3/8 yds.
    Length of nightgown at centre-back form natural neck-line (inches), 59” (149.9cm)
    Width at lower edge of nightgown in size 16 is 82 ¼” (about 2 ¼ yds.)

    No hem allowed.
    | Without nap or pile, or with design in both directions.
    Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Lingerie Satin, Chiffon, Crepe, Batiste 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 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!