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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; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        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

        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.