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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s Can-Can Petticoat

        The ‘Can-Can’ petticoat is cut in four gores and set on to a lace-elastic band at waist. Three graduated frills of net each edged with ribbon. The frills can be of contrasting colours if desired.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern

        Size Guide

        Waist: 27.5 (69.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        (Without an up-and-down way)
        36” width
        Petticoat, 2 yds.
        Top frill, 1 7/8 yds.
        Middle frill 1 3/8 yds.
        Lower frill, 7/8 yd.
        All frills, 4 1/8 yds.
        5 yds. of ¾” –wide ribbon or bias binding for each frill, ¾” –wide elastic for waist, machine twist.

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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 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.