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Dawn & Gill

    Multi-Purpose Gown with Bolero Pattern

    Skirt in Daytime and Evening Lengths, Separate Bodice and Bolero. Beautiful as a Wedding, Bridal Gown: Fitted bodice may be worn strapless or with narrow tie straps over shoulder. Net trims upper edge of bodice, View 1. Net over-skirt and underskirt, View 1 and skirt, View 2, are gathered at waistline. Bolero, View 2, has a low U neckline and three-quarter sleeves.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

    Size Guide

    Size: 15 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 33” (83.8cm)
    Waist: 27” (68.6cm)
    Hips: 36” (91.4cm)
    Length View 1 Skirt and Overskirt: 41 ¾” (106.1cm)
    Finished Length of View 2 Skirt: 28 ¾” (73.1cm)
    Finished Back Length of Bodice: 21 ¼” (54cm)
    Finished Back Length of Bolero: 14 ¼” (36.2cm)

    Sewing Notions

    VIEW 1-2:- 2 spools Thread. SKIRT VIEW 1-2:- 2 spools Thread. BOLERO VIEW 2:- 2 spools Thread: Rounded Shoulder Pads.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    FABRIC REQUIRED – Extra Fabric is required for plaids and napped fabrics.
    Size: 15 (Vintage size)
    35” or 39” fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.
    72” net, 3 ¾ yds.
    35” fabric, 5 yds.
    39” fabric, 4 7/8 yds.
    35” fabric, 4 5/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 4 ½ yds.
    50” fabric, 3 5/8 yds.
    35” fabric with or without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
    39” fabric with or without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
    Width of Lower Edge of Skirt, 135”
    Width Lower Edge Overskirt, 212”
    12” separable zipper for Bodice. 7” zipper for back of skirt. 2” Hem on Skirt View 2.
    VIEW 1 – BODICE FACINGS – ¼ yd. of 35” or 39” fabric.
    BOLERO INTERFACING – 5/8 yd. of 25” sheer canvas.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Bodice: Cotton, velveteen, silk, velvet. Overskirt: Net. Skirt: Cotton silk, View 2, Skirt: Cotton, taffeta, Bodice: Cotton, taffeta, Bolero: Cotton, velveteen, faille velvet. 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.

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