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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.