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Dawn & Gill

    Timeless Classy Fit & 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: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    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.

    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

    After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.

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