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Dawn & Gill

    50s Cheongsam Dress Pattern

    Dress and overcoat with elegant oriental-inspired cheongsam styling. Stylish slim fitting unlined coat. This super sleek co-ordinate will suit many an occasion!

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size:14 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 32” (81cm)
    Waist: 26 ½” (66cm)
    Hips: 33” (89cm)

    Finished Coat length from back of neck: 46 ½”
    (1 5/8” hem)
    Width at lower edge of Dress: 45 ½” (115.6cm)
    Width at lower edge of Coat: 54 ½” (138.5cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    DRESS -
    35” With Nap*, 3 yds.
    35” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    39” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    42” With Nap*, 2 7/8 yds.
    42” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    52” Without Nap**, 1 7/8 yds.
    12” Dress Placket Zipper for Side Opening.
    COAT -
    35” With Nap*, 5 3/8 yds.
    35” or 42” Without Nap**, 3 7/8 yds.
    52” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    25” Sheer Canvas or Non-Woven Interfacing, 1 ½ yds.

    *WITH NAP means fabric with one way design, or with nap or pile.
    **WITHOUT NAP means fabric with either way design, or without nap or pile.

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    Note: Not suitable for Diagonal Prints or Diagonal Weaves.
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    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.