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Dawn & Gill

    1950s One-Piece Dress

    ONE-PIECE DRESS: A stunning 1950’s 'v' front rockabilly one-piece dress pattern. The dress has a V neckline with a tie at beck neck. The front bodice and tie are cut in one. The bodice is fitted, skirt is softly pleated. View 1 has short sleeves. View 2 is sleeveless. The dress may be worn with a self-fabric or purchased belt.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 12 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 30" (76.2cm)
    Waist: 25" (63.5cm)
    Hips: 33" (83.82cm)

    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to hem of,
    Dress: 44” (111.8cm)

    Sewing Notions

    VIEW 1 AND 2:-Bias Seam Binding, 5' Neck Type Zipper for side opening; Snap Fasteners; 3 spools of Thread; Belt, Buckle-(Optional). VIEW 1:-Triangular Shoulder Pads-(Optional).

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
    VIEW 1
    35” fabric, 4 1/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 4 yds.
    44” fabric, 3 7/8 yds.
    35” fabric, 4 ½ yds.
    39” fabric, 4 ¼ yds.
    44” fabric, 3 7/8 yds.
    Width Around Lower Edge of Dress, 101”
    VIEW 1 OR 2 – INTERFACING – 1/8 yd. of 72” net.
    ¾” or 1” wide, 1 yd.

    Recommended Fabrics

    View 1: Cotton, chambray, rayon, surah, shantung. View 2, Length wise st. or pl. cotton, broadcloth, rayon, plisse, taffeta. See our Fabric Partners

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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.