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Dawn & Gill

    50s Starlet Dress Pattern

    Starlet Dress, inspired by Hollywood Gloria Swanson. Softly curving yoke simulates a short bolero. Buttoned self-bands at front forms flattering neckline. Short sleeve cut in one with the front yoke and back bodice. Four gore, moderately flared skirt. (V1) make it glamorous in lace and lined. (V2) Unlined in plain or printed fabrics. Add a decorative bow in stripes or other fabrics. V1 -novelty belt.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 39”/99cm Waist: 33”/84cm Hips: 43”/109cm

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    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric amounts vary, depending on width of fabric and view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

    Recommended Fabrics

    Lace, Cotton, Silk, Taffeta, Satin. Please see the pattern back image for more recommendations. See our Fabric Partners

    Sewing Notions

    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.