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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Sweet-Heart Dress Pattern

        This 'Simple To Make'- dress has a fined bodice, brief kimono sleeves and a low sweetheart neckline. Gored skirt is moderately flared. View 1 has bias binding trim or neck and armhole edges and a lie bow at center front. View 1 has scallops at front neck and two patch pocket,

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 12 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 30”(76.2cm)
        Waist: 24”(61cm)
        Hip: 33”(83.82cm)

        Finished Back Length of Dress: 46” (116.9cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1 AND 2: 2 spools of Thread; Bias Seam Binding; 12” Zipper for dress side opening. Belt, Buckle – (Optional). VIEW 1: - Contrasting Thread.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
        VIEW 1
        35” or 36” plain fabric, 3 1/8 yds.
        39” plain fabric, 3 yds.
        44” or 45” plain fabric, 2 ½ yds.
        35” or 36” lace, 3 yds.
        39” lace, 3 yds.
        35” or 36” net, ¼ yd.
        VIEW 1 – CONTRASTING BIAS – ¼ yd. of 35”, 36” or 39” fabric.
        VIEW 2
        35” or 36” fabric, 3 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric, 2 ¾ yds.
        Width Around Lower Edge of Dress, 82”
        VIEW 2 – INTERFACING – 3/8 yd. of 25” or 35” fabric.
        ¾” or 1” wide, 1 yd.

        Recommended Fabrics

        V.1: Cotton, lace, fancy cottons, linen, shantung, surah, tissue faille. V.2: Linen, pique, cottons, rayon, shantung. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


        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.