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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Two-Piece Dress

        Stylish slim-fitting Peter Pan blouse and wiggle pencil skirt. With a small rounded collar and princess seam lines, this blouse is a gorgeous, flattering, silhouette. Sew it with or without cuffed sleeves and a contrast collar. The skirt falls below the knee.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 16 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 34” (86cm)
        Waist: 28” (71cm)
        Hips: 37” (94cm)

        Finished length from back of neck to lower edge of overblouse – no hem allowed: 20 ½” (52.1cm)
        Finished back length of skirt from natural waistline – 2” hem allowed: 30 ½” (77.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        About 1 5/8 yds. ½” Seam Binding. Purchased Rounded Shoulder Pads.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        YARDAGE FOR
        VIEW A
        35” FABRIC (No Nap), 3 7/8 yds.
        44” FABRIC (No Nap), 3 ¼ yds.
        54” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 ½ yds.
        CONTRAST COLLAR
        35” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¼ yd.
        25” INTERFACING, ½ yd.
        VIEW B
        35” FABRIC (No Nap), 3 7/8 yds.
        44” FABRIC (No Nap), 3 ¼ yds.
        54” FABRIC (No Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
        25” INTERFACING, ¼ yd.

        Note: This design is not suitable for striped or plaid fabric or fabric with a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage.
        Lower Edge Measurement of Skirt: Size 16” – 48” (40.7cm – 122cm)

        9” GENERAL USE ZIPPER FOR SIDE OPENING OF OVERBLOUSE.
        7” SKIRT PLACKET ZIPPER FOR SIDE OPENING.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Lightweight Wools, Rayon Flannel, Linen, Pique, Cotton Broadcloth, Denim. 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.