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  • 1950s Pattern, Full Skirt Beach /Day Dress inc. Ruffled Petticoat - Bust 34" / 86.4cm
  • Woman in 1950s dress
  • line drawing of dress and slip.
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      Dawn & Gill

        Versatile Retro Dress & Petticoat Pattern

        This versatile full skirted dress buttons all the way down the front and has its own petticoat. Short kimono sleeves are featured. The dress, View 1, is fashioned with a yoke which forms a high round neckline. View 2: This view features a wide, low neckline. The petticoat is styled with three deep ruffles at the lower edge.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 16 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 34" (86.4cm)
        Waist: 28" (71.1cm)
        Hips: 37" (94cm)

        Finished Back Length of Dress: 46” (116.9cm)
        Finished Back Length of Petticoat: 28 ¾” (73.1cm)

        Sewing Notions

        DRESS VIEW 1 AND 2: 3 spools of Thread; Bias Seam Binding, Belt, Buckle – (Optional). DRESS VIEW 1: - Round Shoulder Pads – (Optional); 11 Buttons; Embroidery Thread – (Optional), DRESS VIEW 2: - Small Round Shoulder Pads – (Optional); 10 Buttons. PETTICOAT: - 2 spools of Thread.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Fabric Amount Yardage
        VIEW 1
        35” wide fabric – 4 3/4 yds
        39” wide fabric – 4 yds
        54” wide fabric - 2 7/8 yds

        VIEW 2
        35” wide fabric – 4 1/2 yds
        39” wide fabric – 3 7/8 yds
        44” wide fabric – 3 ½ yds

        VIEW 2 PETTICOAT
        35” or 39” wide fabric – 3 ½ yards

        Width around lower edge of dress – 122 ¾ “
        2” hem on dress

        VIEW 1 INTERFACING – ¼ yd of 35” wide fabric
        VIEW 2 INTERFACING – 35” wide fabric 5/8 yds
        VIEW 1 or 2 BELT BACKING (OPTIONAL) – 1 yard of ¾” or 1” wide
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        Recommended Fabrics

        View 1: Cotton, linen, rayon, faille, wool. View 2: Cotton, linen, rayon, faille, taffeta, shantung. Petticoat: Cotton, rayon, taffeta. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        FABRIC REQUIRED – Extra fabric is required for plaids and napped fabrics.
        VIEW 1
        35” fabric, 4 ¾ yds.
        39” fabric, 4 yds.
        54” fabric, 2 7/8 yds.
        VIEW 2
        35” fabric, 4 ½ yds.
        39” fabric, 3 7/8 yds.
        44” fabric, 3 ½ yds.
        VIEW 2 – PETTICOAT
        35” or 39” fabric, 3 ½ yds.
        Width Around Lower Edge of Dress, 122 ¾”
        2” hem on Dress
        VIEW 1 – INTERFACING – ¼ yd. of 35” fabric.
        VIEW 2 – INTERFACING
        35” fabric, 5/8 yd.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – BELT BACKING (OPTIONAL)
        ¾” or 1” wide, 1 yd.