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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Vintage Halter Top, Wrap Skirt Pattern

        Create that perfect sassy 50s silhouette with our three in one popular co-ordinates sewing pattern. Featuring a cross-over halter neck top, fitted to the waist to accentuate those curves, cropped pants or peddle pushers as we now call them, which are fitted just above the calf. The skirt has a waistband and wrap-over to the side. Glam it up for night with braid or add co-ordinating fabrics and colours or simply play it down for day-time. A truly fabulous ensemble which is just pure delight to have in anybody's wardrobe. 

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Bust: 30” (76cm)
        Waist: 25" (63.5cm)
        Hips (7” below natural waistline): 33" (84cm)

        Finished Skirt length from natural waistline: 29 ½”(75cm)
        (12” hem allowed)
        Finished Pants length from natural waistline: 31 ½”(80cm)
        Width at lower edge of Skirt, about: 72” (182.9cm)
        Bottom width of each Pants leg, about: 12 ½” (2.6cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Bust 30" (76cm), Size: 12 (Vintage size)

        VIEW A – Bodice and Skirt
        35” Fabric Without Nap**, 4 1/8yds.
        39” Fabric Without Nap**, 3 ¾ yds.
        2/4” Wide Braid or Bonding, 2 ¼ yds.

        VIEW B -
        Bodice Only – 35” Fabric Without Nap**, 1 3/4 yds.
        ¾” Wide Braid or Bonding, 1 3/8 yds.
        Pants Only – 35” Fabric - With Nap* or Without Nap**, 2 ¼ yds.
        ¾” Wide Braid or Bonding, ¾ yd.
        7” Skirt Placket Slide Fastener for Pants Side Opening.
        For Lacing On Pants
        {Two 24” Long Shoe Laces or ¼” Wide Ribbon, 1 3/8 yds.
        Cummerbund Only – 35” Fabric, ¼ yd.
        Fabric Covered Featherbone for Stays, ¼ yd.

        VIEW C -
        Skirt Only – 35” Fabric Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.

        VIEW A or B -
        12” Lightweight separating Slide Fastener for Bodice Side Opening.
        * WITH NAP means fabric with one way design, or with nap or pile.
        ** WITHOUT NAP means fabric with either way design, without nap or pile.

        Imperial to Metric Conversion Guide

        Yards to Centimeter

        Imperial Metric
        ⅛ yard   11.4cm
        ¼ yard   22.9cm
        ⅓ yard  30.5cm
        ⅜ yard  34.3cm
        ½ yard  45.7cm
        ⅝ yard   57.2cm
        ⅔ yard   61cm
        ¾ yard   68.6cm
        1 yard   91.4cm
        1¼ yard   114.3cm
        1½ yard   137.2cm
        1¾ yard   160cm
        2 yards   182.9cm
        2¼ yards   205.7cm
        2½ yards   228.6cm
        2¾ yards   251.5cm
        3 yards   274.3cm
        3½ yards   320cm
         4 yards  365.8cm

         Inches to Millimeters/Centimeter

        Imperial Metric
        ⅛" 3mm
         ¼" 6mm
         ⅓" 8mm
         ⅜" 10mm 
         ½" 12mm
         ⅝" 16mm
         ⅔" 17mm
         ¾" 19mm
         1" 2.5cm 
         1¼" 3.2cm 
         1½" 3.8cm 
         1¾" 4.4cm 
         2" 5.1cm 
         2¼" 5.7cm 
         2½" 6.4cm 
         2¾" 7.0cm 
         3" 7.6cm 
         3¼" 8.25cm
         3½" 8.9cm
         4" 10.2cm 
         4½" 11.4cm
         5" 12.7cm
         5½" 14cm 
         6" 15.2cm 
         7" 17.8cm 
         8" 20.3cm 
         9" 22.9cm 
         10" 25.4cm 
         11" 28cm 
         12" 30.5cm 

        Roll Width (Inches to Centimeters)

        Imperial Centimeters
        35"  88.9cm 
        36" 91.44cm 
        38" 96.52cm 
        39" 99.06cm 
        42"   106.68cm
        48" 121.92cm 
        54"  137.16cm

        Seam Allowances

        Imperial Metric
        ¼" 6mm
        ⅜" 10mm
         ½" 12mm
         ⅝" 16mm
         ¾" 19mm

        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, Pique, Denim, Cotton Broadcloth, Poplin, Polished Cotton, Ticking: Pants “B” Only – Velveteen

        Note: Note suitable for diagonal prints or diagonal weaves.
        See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


        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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.