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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        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. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        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)

        Size:20 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist: 32” (81.3cm)
        Hips: 41” (104.1cm)

        Finished Coat length from back of neck: 47 1/4”
        (1 5/8” hem)
        Width at lower edge of Dress: 51.5” (130.8 cm)
        Width at lower edge of Coat: 58.5” (148.6cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        FABRIC REQUIRED
        Bust 32"
        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.

        Bust 38"
        FABRIC REQUIRED
        DRESS -
        35” With Nap*, 3 yds.
        35” Without Nap**, 3 yds.
        39” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
        42” With Nap*, 3yds.
        42” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
        52” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
        12” Dress Placket Zipper for Side Opening.
        COAT -
        35” With Nap*, 5 1/2 yds.
        35” or 42” Without Nap**, 4 yds.
        52” Without Nap**, 3 1/8 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.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, Surah, Satin, Printed Cotton Broadcloth, Faille, Polished Cotton, Velveteen, Jersey, Coat – Linen, Flannel, Cotton Coatings, Cotton Damask, Jersey Coatings, Bengoline, Velveteen.
        Note: Not suitable for Diagonal Prints or Diagonal Weaves.
        See our Fabric Partners

        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 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.