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  • Little girl in a frilly dress.
  • Line drawings of dress in 2 styles
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Dawn & Gill

    50s Frilly Party Dress

    Little sister will be delighted with the swinging full circle skirt and the ruffle trim. There is a back button closing. View 1 rounded neckline is accented with contrasting bias and a bow. Four evenly spaced rows of ruffles trim skirt. Puffed sleeves and tie ends are shown. View 2 skirt, sleeves, bodice and collar are detailed with lace ruffles. There are tie ends. In view 3, lace-trimmed ruffles accent neckline and skirt. A contrasting ribbon belt is used.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 4 (Vintage size)
    Chest: 23” (58.4cm)
    Waist: 21” (53.3cm)
    Hips: 24” (61cm)

    Finished Back Length of Dress: 20” (50.8cm)

    Sewing Notions

    VIEW 1, 2 AND 3: - 2 spools of Thread; 3 Buttons. VIEW 1: - Double Fold Bias Tape; Contrasting Thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
    VIEW 1
    35" or 36" fabric without nap, 2 ¾ yds.
    44" or 45" fabric without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
    VIEW 2
    35" or 36" fabric without nap, 2 yds.
    44" or 45" fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
    VIEW 3
    35" or 36" fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" fabric without nap, 1 ½ yds.
    Width Around Lower Edge of Dress, 91 ½” (232.5cm)
    VIEW 2 -- LACE EDGING ½”width, 14 ½ yds.
    VIEW 3-LACE EDGING ½”width. 11 yds.
    VIEW 3
    RIBBON - 14 yards of 12" width.
    (11 pattern pieces)

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    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.