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Vintage 1950s Pattern, Women's Rockabilly Dress

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50s 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.

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Recommended Fabrics: Rayon, Cotton, Chambray, Surah, Shantung. Extra fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way fabric designs.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary from 3 7/8 yds (3.5 meters) to 4 1/8 yds (3.8 meters), depending on view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

Size Guide

Bust: 30" / 76.2cm Waist: 25" / 63.5cm Hips: 33" / 83.82cm

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.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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