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      Dawn & Gill

        Timeless Classy Fit and Flare Dress

        Swish and swirl to your hearts content. Dance the night away! ‘Peek a Boo’ neckline, gathered skirt (which you could add a petticoat for added fullness) with optional skirt bows. This dress is ideal for summer days or for colder weather pop one of our bolero patterns to complete the 50s look.

        Offered here as; Paper Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Size: 14
        Bust: 32" (81.3cm)
        Waist: 26" (66cm)
        Hips: 35" (88.9cm)

        Back waist length: 16 ¼”
        Finished length from back of regular neckline, 46 ½” (118.2cm)
        (2” hem)
        Width at lower edge, 145” (368.3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        35” Without Nap*, 5 3/8 yds.
        39” Without Nap*, 4 5/8 yds.
        42” Without Nap*, 4 3/8 yds.
        45” Without Nap*, 4 yds.
        52” Without Nap*, 3 3/8 yds.
        Skirt Stiffening (optional) – 25” Non-woven Interfacing, 4 ½ yds.
        ½” Grosgrain Ribbon for Waistline Stay, 7/8 yd.
        Thin Cable Cord for Waistline Piping, 7/8 yd.
        12” Dress Placket Zipper for Side Opening

        *WIHTOUT NAP means fabric with wither way design, or without nap or pile.

        12 pattern pieces included.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Printed Silk or Cotton, Shantung, Polished Cotton, Surah, Taffeta, Jersey, Linen, Crepe, Cotton Broadcloth. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Beginner / Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        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.

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