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Dawn & Gill

    50s Rockabilly Dress

    A rockabilly versatile fit dress with an easy, gored skirt. The gathered detail on the deep cut bodice and the easy, gored skirt makes this a versatile dress. Option A shows the below-the-elbow sleeves and the self- bow trim on bodice. Option B shows the above-the-elbow sleeves, contrasting ribbon trim on bodice.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 36" (91cm)
    Waist: 28" (71cm)
    Hip: 38" (97cm)
    Finished length from back of neck to lower edge – 2” hem allowed: 47” (119.4cm)

    Sewing Notions

    ½” Seam Binding: View A, About 4 ¼ yds. View B, 4 5/8 yds. View B, 3/8 yd. 1 ½” Ribbon and 2 Purchased Clips. Purchased Tailored Shoulder Pads. Purchased Belt if desired.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    YARDAGE FOR
    VIEW A
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 4 1/8 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 3 1/8 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
    VIEW B
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 4 yds.
    41” FABRIC (Without Nap), 3 3/8 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 3 1/8 yds.
    Note: This design is not suitable for fabrics with diagonal stripes or a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching stripes or plaids. Lower Edge Measurement of Dress: Size 16” – 100”
    12” DRESS PLACKET ZIPPER FOR SIDE OPENING.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Crepe, Faille, Shantung, Sheer or Lightweight Wools, Cotton Broadcloth, Linen, Pique. 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 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.