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  • Women wearing skirts. Left top: View 3, black with new overlay. Left bottom: View 2, red. Right: View 1, green.
  • Line drawing of skirts. Views 1-3 shown top to bottom, left to right.
  • Line drawing of pattern pieces included in "1950s Pattern, Full Circle Swing Skirt, Rockabilly"
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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Rockabilly Swirl Skirt

        This simple to make rockabilly inspired full circle skirt, styled with hip yoke, can be worn as party or casual fashion, depending upon the choice of fabric. View 1 is softly pleated to the yoke, specially planned for border print fabrics. View 2 is gathered and a swinging full skirt is shown in view 3.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Waist: 27” (68.6cm)
        Hips: 36” (91.4cm)

        Finished Length of View 1, 2, 3: 29 5/8” (75.3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1, 2 AND 3: - 2 spools of Thread: Bias Seam Binding – (optional). VIEW 2 AND 3: 7” Skirt Zipper.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – PLAIN FABRIC
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 3 5/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 ½ yds.
        VIEW 2 – BORDERED PRINT FABRIC (SKIRT CUT CROSSWISE)
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
        VIEW 3 – (SKIRT CUT CROSSWISE)
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 3 ¾ yds.
        54” fabric without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
        Width Around Lower Edge of View 1 and 2, 135”
        View 3, 196 ½”
        SKIRT YOKE FACINGS VIEW 1, 2 OR 3 AND WAISTBAND INTERFACING (WHEN VIEW 3 IS MADE OF LACE)
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, ½ yd.
        39” fabric without nap, ½ yd.

        Recommended Fabrics

        V.1 AND 2: - Cotton, pique, linen, voile, gingham, cotton tweed, rayon, taffeta. V.2 also in border print cotton. V.3: Cotton lace, plain or embroidered linen, pique, nylon lace, silk, jacquard satin, rayons, wool. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        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.