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Dawn & Gill

    Vintage Evening Gown Pattern

    Evening dress or ball gown in two lengths and stole. Featuring dart fitted bodice, long full skirt, shoulder straps and stole.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size 16 (vintage sizing)
    Bust: 34”/ 96.4cm Waist: 28”/ 71.1cm
    Finished longer length
    from waistline 42" 1/4'
    (No hem allowed)

    Finished shorted length
    from waistline 30" 1/8'
    (1" hem)
    Width at lower edge
    of "A" 202"
    Width at lower edge
    of "B" 185"

    Sewing Notions

    View A or B – 0.5 Grosgrain Ribbon For Waistline Stay 7/8”
    Fabric covered featherbone for bodice stays 1.24 yards.
    Beaded motif.
    16” General use Zipper for back opening.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric amounts.
    View A - back faced with lining fabric – 39” wide velvet with nap – 8.4 yards.
    39” Lining – 0.6 yards.

    View A – Back faced with self fabric – 35” wide without nap – 8.9 yards.
    39” wide without nap – 8.9 yards.
    50” wide without nap – 8.25 yards.
    Beaded Motif – 0.75 yards.
    Stole – 2,5 yards of 52” Tulle.

    View B – 35” wide fabric without nap – 6.4 yards
    45” wide fabric without nap – 5.9 yards.
    Contrast Under Bodice Front
    35” fabric without nap – 1 yard.
    45” fabric without nap – 0.5 yard

    Recommended Fabrics

    Satin, Velvet, Polished Cotton, Taffeta, Peau De Soie, Shantung, Crepe, Faille.
    Note: Not suitable for diagonal prints or diagonal weaves.
    See our Fabric Partners

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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.