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Dawn & Gill

    Rockabilly Swing Dress Pattern

    Casual dress which has a slit neckline, short cut-in-one sleeves and full skirt. Pattern includes lining to match for a full fashioned, square armhole, sweater. Sweater collar and cuffs.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 12 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 30” (76.2cm)
    Waist: 24” (61cm)
    Hips: 33” (83.82cm)
    Finished back length of skirt from natural waistline – 2” hem allowed: 30” (77.2cm)
    Finished length from back of neck to lower edge of Sweater Lining: 21 ½” (54.6cm)

    Sewing Notions

    1/8 yd. 25” Interfacing for Belt. ½” Lace Edging for Collar and Cuffs: 2 1/8 yds. for Sizes 12 & 14: 2 ¼ yds. for Sizes 16 to 20. 3 7/8 yds. ½” Seam Binding. Purchased Full Fashioned Square Armhole Sweater. Purchased Belt if desired.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    YARDAGE FOR
    DRESS (BODICE CUT CROSSWISE)
    35” FABRIC (No Nap),
    41” FABRIC (No Nap),
    44” FABRIC (No Nap),
    54” FABRIC (No Nap),
    LINING FOR SWEATER
    35” FABRIC (No Nap),
    41” FABRIC (No Nap),
    44” FABRIC (No Nap),
    54” FABRIC (No Nap),
    DETACHABLE COLLAR & CUFFS
    35” FABRIC (All Fabrics),
    41”, 54” FABRIC (All Fabrics),
    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” – 119”
    6” GENERAL USE ZIPPER FOR SIDE OPENING OF BODICE.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Linen, Pique, Cotton Broadcloth, Chambray, Crepe, Shantung, Rayon, Flannel, Lightweight Wools. 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.