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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Vintage Cinderella Ball Gown Pattern

        Cinderella, you will go to the ball, in this elegant evening gown, or wedding dress. Featuring a full, gored skirt which joins the bodice below the bust. There is a zipper closing at centre-back. Collarless bolero buttons at centre-front. Short kimono sleeves. Now, just don't lose your glass slipper...

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 10 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 31” (79cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        No allowance for matching plaids or stripes.
        Bolero and dress with contrasting bodice
        39” With Nap*, 7 ¾ yds.
        39” Without Nap|, 6 3/8 yds.
        Dress with contrasting bodice
        35” Without Nap|, 6 7/8 yds.
        54” Without Nap|, 4 1/8 yds.
        39” With* or Without Nap|, ¼ yd.
        Bodice is always lined. The same amount of fabric is required for lining.
        Optional lace banding is applied over finished bodice
        6” Lace Banding, 1 yd.
        Skirt lining
        39”, 5 ½ yds.
        Bolero lining
        39”, 7/8 yd.
        ½ yd. of 1” grosgrain ribbon for bow
        1 1/8 yds. of featherboning
        16” Zipper (neck type)
        Length of Dress at centre-back from natural neck-line, 58 ¼”
        Length of Bolero at centre-back from natural neck-line, 14”
        Width at lower edge of Dress in size 14 is 177 ½” (about 4 7/8 yds.)
        No Hem allowed

        *With nap, shading, pile or one-way design.
        |Without nap, shading or pile or with a two-way design.

        Imperial to Metric Conversion Guide

        Yards to Centimeter

        Imperial Metric
        ⅛ yard   11.4cm
        ¼ yard   22.9cm
        ⅓ yard  30.5cm
        ⅜ yard  34.3cm
        ½ yard  45.7cm
        ⅝ yard   57.2cm
        ⅔ yard   61cm
        ¾ yard   68.6cm
        1 yard   91.4cm
        1¼ yard   114.3cm
        1½ yard   137.2cm
        1¾ yard   160cm
        2 yards   182.9cm
        2¼ yards   205.7cm
        2½ yards   228.6cm
        2¾ yards   251.5cm
        3 yards   274.3cm
        3½ yards   320cm
         4 yards  365.8cm

         Inches to Millimeters/Centimeter

        Imperial Metric
        ⅛" 3mm
         ¼" 6mm
         ⅓" 8mm
         ⅜" 10mm 
         ½" 12mm
         ⅝" 16mm
         ⅔" 17mm
         ¾" 19mm
         1" 2.5cm 
         1¼" 3.2cm 
         1½" 3.8cm 
         1¾" 4.4cm 
         2" 5.1cm 
         2¼" 5.7cm 
         2½" 6.4cm 
         2¾" 7.0cm 
         3" 7.6cm 
         3¼" 8.25cm
         3½" 8.9cm
         4" 10.2cm 
         4½" 11.4cm
         5" 12.7cm
         5½" 14cm 
         6" 15.2cm 
         7" 17.8cm 
         8" 20.3cm 
         9" 22.9cm 
         10" 25.4cm 
         11" 28cm 
         12" 30.5cm 

        Roll Width (Inches to Centimeters)

        Imperial Centimeters
        35"  88.9cm 
        36" 91.44cm 
        38" 96.52cm 
        39" 99.06cm 
        42"   106.68cm
        48" 121.92cm 
        54"  137.16cm

        Seam Allowances

        Imperial Metric
        ¼" 6mm
        ⅜" 10mm
         ½" 12mm
         ⅝" 16mm
         ¾" 19mm

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        What You Will Receive

        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.