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Dawn & Gill

    Ladies Two-Piece Suit Pattern

    1940's fabulous ultra-rare lined or unlined suit. The two-piece suit- skirt has inverted pleats in front and is finished at upper edge with a belt. Jacket may be lined or unlined with two- piece sleeves. Jacket buttons at front below the convertible collar. Fig 1. patch pockets trim lower edges. Fig. II flaps trim upper edges of jacket below shoulders.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 40” (102cm)
    Waist: 34” (86cm)
    Hips: 43” (109cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of, Jacket: 25 ¾” (65.5cm)
    Finished Length from Waist to Hem, Skirt: 27 ¾” (70.5cm)
    WIDTH AROUND LOWER EDGE OF SKIRT ABOUT 1 ¾ yds. for Size 16.
    FINISHED HEM ALLOWANCES: 1” ON JACKET, 2 ½” ON SKIRT.

    Sewing Notions

    FIGURE I-II – slide fastener OR snap fasteners, hooks and eyes; seam binding (optional); triangular shoulder pads (optional); narrow cotton tape; matching thread 200 yds.; shields. FIGURE I – 7 buttons (1” diam.); FIGURE II – 6 buttons (1” diam.); prong-type buckle.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    MATERIAL REQUIRED
    WITHOUT NAP OR UP OR DOWN DESIGN UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED
    NOTE: Additional material is required when: - not pre-shrunk – matching stripes – for extra seam allowance when material ravels.

    FIGURE II – JACKET AND SKIRT
    39” material, 4 3/8 yds.
    FIGURE I OR II JACKET AND SKIRT
    35” material with or without nap, 4 7/8 yds.
    54” material, 3 1/8 yds.
    JACKET LINING (OPTIONAL)
    35” material, 2 ¼ yds.
    54” material, 1 ¾ yds.
    TRIANGLE SHAPE SHOULDER PADS – ¼ yd. of 35” thin muslin or purchase pads.

    Recommended Fabrics

    FIGURE I OR II: Velveteen, corduroy, linen, cotton gabardine, herringbone tweed, flannel, gabardine. FIGURE II: Spun rayon, shantung sharkskin. 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.