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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        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)

        Recommended Fabrics

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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.