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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Whirly Quick & Easy Dress

        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. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.


        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

        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.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, Pique, Chambray, Organdie, Crepe, Shantung, Faille, Taffeta, Surah, Brocades. See our Fabric Partners

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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.