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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.