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  • Little girls wearing pinafore dresses. Two showing front and back of dress with pinafore over, one showing side view of the dress alone.
  • Line drawing showing the back views of the pinafore (top), and the dress with button closure (left) and zipper closure (right).
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "Vintage 1950s Sewing Pattern, Girls Pretty Dress & Pinafore"
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Dawn & Gill

    Little Girl's Dress Pattern

    Girl's pretty dress with pinafore and a copy of the original embroidery transfer (please note the transfer is just a paper copy, there are ways of converting it into an iron on transfer online)

    Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Chest: 21" (53.3cm)
    Waist: 20" (50.8cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching threads. Dress – 1 package double fold bas tape, four ½” buttons for sleeve-bands and belt. Pinafore – Three 5/8” buttons or snaps for back opening.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    35” Without Nap*, 2 ¼ yds.
    45” Without Nap*, 1 7/8 yds.
    Bodice & Sleeve Lining:
    35”, ½ yd.
    45”, ½ yd.
    5/8” Crochet-type lace edging, 1 ½ yds.
    For Back Opening – Use Four ½” Buttons or Neck-type Zipper, 10”

    35” Without Nap*, ½ yd.
    45” Without Nap*, ½ yd.
    Pinafore Lining (optional): Use above yardage for 35” or 45” fabric.
    Hand Embroidery (optional): Use six-strand cotton – 4 skeins each of Self-shaded pink and green.
    Sewing Machine Embroidery (optional): Use machine embroider thread – 1 spool each of the above colors.
    * WITHOUT NAP means fabric with either way design, or without nap or pile.

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    What You Will Receive

    After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.