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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Whirly Quick & Easy Dress

        WHIRL SKIRTED FROCK: SCALLOPED NECKLINE.
        Your favourite circular skirted dress. The skirt underscores the barest, prettiest bodice on the fashion scene. Its wide scalloped neckline with a mere hint of sleeves means sure flattery on the dance floor or the sundeck.

        Offered here as; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 18 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 36” (94cm)
        Waist: 30” (76cm)
        Hips: 39” (99cm)
        Finished back length of skirt from natural waistline – 2” turn-up: 30 ¾” (78.1cm)

        Sewing Notions

        About 6 ¾ yds. ½” Seam Binding.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        YARDAGE FOR
        ALL VIEWS
        35” FABRIC (With Nap), 5 1/8 yds.
        39” FABRIC (With Nap), 5 yds.
        45” FABRIC (With Nap), 4 ½ yds.
        50” FABRIC (With Nap), 4 yds.
        25” INTERFACING, 5/8 yd.

        Note: This design is not suitable for fabrics with diagonal stripes or a decided diagonal weave.
        Lower Edge Measurement of Dress: Size 16 – 6 1/8 yds.
        12” DRESS PLACKET SLIDE FASTENER FOR SIDE OPENING.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, Pique, Chambray, Organdie, Crepe, Shantung, Faille, Taffeta, Surah, Brocades. 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 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.