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Dawn & Gill

    1950s Girl’s Party Dress

    An enchanting dress to delight any little girl. Especially suitable for party wear. Waist petticoat included in pattern.
    Note: Additional material is required when matching stripes, checks or plaids.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern

    Size Guide

    Age: 4 yrs.
    Chest: 23” (58.5cm)
    Waist: 21” (53.4cm)
    Across Back: 10 ½” (26.7cm)

    These are actual body, not garment measurements.
    Buy your pattern by the actual chest measurement.

    Sewing Notions

    Matching Sewing Cotton, Mercerised Machine Twist, Silk or Nylon Thread (according to material used).
    All Views: 6 Buttons, approx. 3/8” in diameter. Hooks.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View A -
    Skirt, Sash and Frill (Cut Reverse way of Material) Plain or Lengthwise Fancy Striped Material…36” Material, 2 3/8 yds.
    Bodice or Optional Bodice Lining…36” Material, 3/8 yd.
    Contrast Yoke or Optional Yoke Lining…36” Material, ¼ yd.
    Lace for Neck Trimming… 1/” wide, ¾ yd.
    View B -
    Skirt, Sash and Frill (Cut Reverse way of Material) Plain or Lengthwise Fancy Striped Material…36” Material, 2 3/8 yds.
    Yoke and Bodice…36” Material, ½ yd.
    Optional Yoke and Bodice Lining…36” Material, ½ yd.
    Lace for Neck Trimming… 1/” wide, ¾ yd.

    View C & D -
    All in One Material. Cut Reverse way of Material. Plain or Lengthwise Fancy Striped Material…36” Material, 2 5/8 yds.

    View C -
    Optional Yoke and Bodice Lining… 36” Material, 5/8 yd.
    Lace for Neck trimming… ½” Material, ¾ yd.
    View D -
    Optional Bodice Lining… 36” Material, ½ yd.
    Lace for Neck trimming… ½” Material, 1 3/8 yd.

    All Views -
    Ribbon… 1” wide, 2 yds.
    Petticoat… 36” Material, 7/8 yd.
    Finished Length of Dress from Back of Neck to Hem, 23”
    Width round lower edge of skirt, Age 6 yrs., is approx.. 2 ½ yds.
    IMPORTANT: Please note this pattern is cut with special turnings to allow for adjusting for the varying sizes of children of the same age.

    3” Hem allowed. 1” turnings allowed on underarm and waist seams, ½” turnings elsewhere.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Flocked Organdie or Nylon, Novelty Rayon, Cotton, Taffeta, Linen. 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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.