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  • Bottom, line drawing of back views of both styles of dress. Top, line drawing of side on view of bonnet.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "Vintage 1950s Pattern, Child's Dress, Pinafore & Bonnet"
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Dawn & Gill

    Toddler's Dress, Pinafore and Bonnet

    TODDLER'S DRESS, PINAFORE AND BONNET: V. 1 and V. 2 pinafores have bib bodice with square neckline, double ruffles at side edges and insertion and gathered lace edging trim. Gathered skirt has tie ends. V. 1 dress has high round neckline, short gathered sleeves and full gathered skirt. Lace edging, insertion or ribbon and beading trim dress. V. 1 pinafore has lace trimmed pockets. V.2 pinafore has lace edging at skirt, Matching bonnet ties under chin and is lace trimmed.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: Age 2 (Vintage size)
    Chest: 21” (53.4cm)
    Waist: 20” (50.8cm)

    Finished back length of dress or pinafore: 16” (40.7cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Pinafore View 1 and 2: 2 spools of thread, 5 buttons. Dress View 1: 2 spools of thread, contrasting thread, 4 buttons. Pinafore View 2: Contrasting thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Extra fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one-way design fabrics.
    View 1 Dress
    35”, 36” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
    44”, 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
    View 1 Pinafore
    35”, 36”, 39” fabric without nap, 1 7/8 yds.
    44”, 45” fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
    View 2 Pinafore and Bonnet
    35”, 36” fabric without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
    44”, 45” fabric without nap, 1 7/8 yds.
    Width around lower edge of dress or pinafore, 67 ½” (171.5cm)
    View 1 Lace edging for Pinafore and dress – 9 yds. of ½” width.
    View 1 Lace insertion or beading for dress – 3 yds. of ½” width
    View 1 cable cording for dress – ¾ yd. of 1/8” width.
    View 1 Ribbon for dress (when beading is used) – 4 ½ yds. ¼” width.
    View 2 Lace edging for pinafore and bonnet – 12 ¾ yds. of ½” width.
    View 2 Bonnet brim interfacing – 3/8 yd. of 25”, 35”, 36” fabric.
    View 1 or 2 Lace insertion for pinafore – 1 ¼ yds. of ¾” width.


    Recommended Fabrics

    V. 1 and V. 2 (dress, pinafore and bonnet): cottons, synthetics, rayons; broadcloth, calico, gingham, dotted swiss, batiste, dimity, polished cotton, cotton-blends, voile, organdie, taffeta, nylon. See our Fabric Partners

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    What You Will Receive

    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.