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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.