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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.