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  • Woman wearing a One Piece Dress, Detachable Neck
  • Woman wearing a One Piece Dress, Detachable Neck
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      Dawn & Gill

        Asymmetrical 50s Dress 

        MISSES AND WOMEN'S ONE-PIECE DRESS WITH DETACHABLE NECK AND SLEEVE TRIM: This flattering dress features a flared skirt and set in sleeves. The notched neckline and front button closing create an interesting effect. Three quarter sleeves finished, with a cuff style View 1. View 2 has short sleeves notched at the lower edge and detachable neck and sleeve trim.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern

        Size Guide

        Size: 20 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 38”(96.5cm)
        Waist: 32”(81.3cm)
        Hips: 41”(104.1cm)
        Finished Back Length of Dress: 47” (119.4cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1 AND 2: 2 spools of Thread; Bias Seam Binding; Triangular Shoulder Pads – (Optional); Snap Fasteners and Hooks and Eyes; Belt, Buckle – (Optional). VIEW 1: 5 Buttons. VIEW 2: - Contrast Thread; 10 Buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
        VIEW 1
        39” fabric, 4 ½ yds.
        44” fabric, 4 yds.
        54” fabric, 3 ¼ yds.
        VIEW 2
        35” fabric, 4 5/8 yds.
        39” fabric, 4 1/8 yds.
        44” fabric, 3 5/8 yds.
        54” fabric, 3 yds.
        VIEW 2 – DETACHABLE NECK AND SLEEVE TRIM
        35” or 39” fabric, ½ yd.
        Width Around Lower Edge of Dress, 92”
        2” hem on Dress
        VIEW 1 – INTERFACING – ½ yd. of 35” fabric.
        VIEW 2 – INTERFACING – 3/8 yd. of 35” fabric.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 – BELT BACKING (OPTIONAL)
        ¾” or 1” wide, 1 1/8 yds.

        Recommended Fabrics

        View 1: Silk, rayon, faille, taffeta, wool. View 2: Cotton, linen, silk, shantung, taffeta, sharkskin, wool. Contrast: Cotton, pique, silk, rayon. 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.