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  • Women wearing dresses. Left to Right; View 4, short sleeves and straight skirt, in blue. View 3, elbow length sleeves and slim skirt, in beige. View 2, short sleeves with full skirt, in red. View 1 elbow length sleeves and full skirt, in black.
  • Close up of View 3 - Rockabilly Classic Dress
  • Close up of View 2 - Rockabilly Classic Dress
  • Pretty girl wearing self made 50s dress
  • Pretty girl wearing self made 50s gown
  • Line drawings of back views. Left to Right, Views 1-4
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "1950s Pattern, Rockabilly Classic Dresses in Four Styles"
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      Dawn & Gill

        Hollywood Classic Dresses Pattern

        "Sew-Easy” Background dress with a choice of a slim skirt or a four piece flared skirt. Body and sleeves in one…Notched bateau neckline…bow trim is opening. Three quarter length sleeve or short sleeves. (VI-V2). Dress with FLARED SKIRT – other length sleeves. (V3-V4) SHEATH dress… SLIM Skirt with released folds at hips – either length sleeves.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Bust: 34" (86.4cm)
        Waist: 26" (66.1cm)
        Hip (About 7" below natural waistline): 36" (91.5cm)
        Back waist length (neck to waistline): 16 1/4" (41.25cm)
        Back length (neck to hem): 46 1/2" (117.4cm)
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        Bust: 42" (109.25cm)
        Waist: 34" (86.4cm)
        Hip (About 7" below natural waistline): 44" (111.75cm)
        Back waist length (neck to waistline): 17 1/8" (43.5cm)
        Back length (neck to hem): 47" (119.4cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, Bias seam binding, 22” Neck type zipper, Buckle 1” Belt buckling, Novelty belt, Shoulder pads (optional)

        Fabric Amount Guide

        YARDAGE REQUIRED
        VIEW 1 - DRESS WITH FULL SKIRT, ¾ LENGTH SLEEVE
        44”-45” Fabric (without nap): 3 ¾ yds.
        54” Fabric (without nap), 3 ¼ yds.
        VIEW 2 - DRESS WITH FULL SKIRT, SHORT SLEEVE
        35”-36” Fabric (without nap), 4 ⅜ yds.
        VIEW 3 - DRESS WITH SHEATH SKIRT, ¾ LENGTH SLEEVE
        44”-45” Fabric (without nap), 3 yds.
        54” Fabric (without nap), 2 ⅜ yds.
        VIEW 4 - DRESS WITH SHEATH SKIRT, SHORT SLEEVE
        35”-36” Fabric (without nap), 3 ¼ yds.
        44”-45” Fabric (without nap), 2 ¾ yds.
        DETACHABLE CONTRAST BOW ALL VIEWS (Optional)
        35”-36” Fabric (without nap), ⅜ yd.
        25” or 37” Interfacing for All Views, ½ yd.
        2 ½” Hem allowed for either Skirt
        Width at lower edge V1-2, about, 4 ¼ yds.
        Width at lower edge, V3-4, about, 1 ½ yds.
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        BUST: 42” (106.7cm)
        VIEW 1 - DRESS WITH FULL SKIRT, ¾ LENGTH SLEEVE
        44”-45” Fabric (without nap), 4 ⅜ yds.
        54” Fabric (without nap), 3 ⅜ yds.
        VIEW 2 - DRESS WITH FULL SKIRT, SHORT SLEEVE
        35”-36” Fabric (without nap), 5 ⅛ yds.
        VIEW 3 - DRESS WITH SHEATH SKIRT, ¾ LENGTH SLEEVE
        44”-45” Fabric (without nap), 3 ½ yds.
        54” Fabric (without nap), 2 ¾ yds.
        VIEW 4 - DRESS WITH SHEATH SKIRT, SHORT SLEEVE
        35”-36” Fabric (without nap), 3 ⅜ yds.
        44”-45” Fabric (without nap), 3 ⅛ yds.
        DETACHABLE CONTRAST BOW ALL VIEWS (Optional)
        35”-36” Fabric (without nap), ⅜ yd.
        25” or 37” Interfacing for All Views, ⅜ yd.
        2 ½” Hem allowed for either Skirt
        Width at lower edge V1-2, about, 4 ½ yds.
        Width at lower edge, V3-4, about, 1 ¾ yds.


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        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 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.