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      Dawn & Gill

        Retro Circle Skirt & Dress Pattern

        'It's only rock and roll baby' and this dress certainly fits the quote. This dress is so versatile it will take you from daytime to the early hours. Whatever your style, whether its bold exotic prints to plain fabrics is your choice, you are sure to be noticed!  The skirt of this design consists of a half-circle slit to s few inches within waist and a straight panel inserted and gathered to base of section forming front hip yoke. The dress is cut with a straight neckline in front and a deep v at the back where the garment buttons through to hem. Three - quarter length sleeves can be added or armholes faced for sleeveless design if preferred. Be that rockabilly chic!

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern

        Size Guide

        Bust: 36” (91cm)
        Waist: 29” (74cm)
        Hips: 240” (102cm)

        Nape of neck to waist: 16 ½” (42cm)
        Waist to hem of skirt: 30” (76.2cm)
        Width round hem: Approximately 4 yds.

        Sewing Notions

        Machine twist, 11 buttons, Petersham ribbon for backing waist-band.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        With or without an up-and-down way
        36” width Jumper with sleeves, 1 7/8 yds.
        Jumper without sleeves, 1 3/8 yds.
        Without an up-and-down way
        36” width
        Skirt, 3 ½ yds.
        54” width
        Jumper with sleeves, 1 ¼ yds.
        Jumper without sleeves, 7/8 yd.

        Recommended Fabrics

        JUMPER (TOP): Wool, rayon or cotton jersey, poplin, cotton satin, velveteen, brocade. SKIRT: Cotton satin, brocade, embossed cotton, poplin, linen. 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 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.