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  • Woman wearing petticoat.
  • Line drawing of pattern pieces included in "1950s Pattern, Petticoat, 'Can Can'"
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Dawn & Gill

    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.