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Dawn & Gill

    50s 'Wiggle Your Way Out' Set

    DRESS & JACKET. Figure-following sheath with notched neckline. To go with it.... two smart new jackets. One very brief....with short sleeves and a low scooped-neckline that allows dress to show above it. Longer version....a "penguin jacket", is a cot-away, has three-quarter sleeves.

    Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 14 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 34" (86.4cm)
    Waist: 26” (66cm)
    Hip: 36" (91.4cm)
    Finished back length of dress from natural waistline- 2 ½” hem allowed: 28 ½” (72.4cm)
    Finished length form normal neckline to lower edge of longer jacket: 21 ¼”(54cm)

    Sewing Notions

    DRESS: About 2 ¾ yds. Seam Binding, ¼ yd. 25” Interfacing. SHORT JACKET: 2 Buttons, ½ yd. 25” Interfacing. LONG JACKET: 4 Buttons, ¾ yd. 25” Interfacing. Purchased Rounded Shoulder Pads.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    YARDAGE
    DRESS
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 5/8 yds.
    SHORT JACKET
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 1/8 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 7/8 yd.
    LONG JACKET
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 7/8 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1 ½ 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 11” - 50”; Size 14” – 49”.
    12” DRESS PLACKET ZIPPER FOR SIDE OPENING.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Lightweight Woolens, Linen, Rayons, Pique, Cotton. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Beginner

    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.