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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.