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Dawn & Gill

    1940s/1980s Iconic War-time Dress

    War-time shirt-waister dress. Practical, demure, elegant and classy - all the hallmarks of the 1940s and of course the emulative 1980s, which we all love! The dress has yoked shirtwaist with set in sleeves, which can be short cap or 3/4 length. Iconic shoulder gathers and below knee length, gored skirt has front inverted pleat. Perfect for any occasion. 

    Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust 30" (76.2cm), Waist 25" (63.5cm), Hips 33" (84cm)

    Skill Level

    Beginner / Intermediate

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric amounts vary between 2.75 yds (2.5 metres) and 3.5 yds (3.2 metres), depending on size and views. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.

    Recommended Fabrics

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    Sewing Notions

    What You Will Receive

    Fabric amounts vary between 2.75 yds (2.5 metres) and 3.5 yds (3.2 metres), depending on size and views. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.