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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!