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  • Women wearing three styles of pencil skirt, plus smaller image of back view of style C.
  • Model wearing a back pencil skirt made by combining two views of the pattern. Back ties with bow.
  • Model wearing a back pencil skirt made by combining two views of the pattern. Back ties with bow.
  • Photograph of women wearing 'Hollywood Skirt - View B' made in a dark grey fabric, with a matching strapless top.
  • Line drawings of front and back of all styles of the Hollywood Skirt.
  • Women on a while background wearing a grey knee length pencil skirt and black long sleeve top.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in this pattern.
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      Dawn & Gill

        The Classic Pencil Skirt Pattern

        The perfect 1950s custom fit ‘Hollywood Skirt’. The flattering high waist skirt can be created in 3 different styles, all with distinct waist styles and fastenings. Whichever style you choose the multi-sized pattern allows you to get your perfect fit, adding to the picture perfect glamour.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Waist 26 & 28" (84-89 cm),
        Hips 35"& 37" (89-94 cm).

        Waist 30" & 32" (94-99 cm),
        Hips 39" & 41" (99-104 cm).

        Waist 34" & 36.5" (86-92.5 cm),
        Hips 43.5 & 45.5" (109-115.5 cm).

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, ribbon seam binding, 9" (23 cm) Skirt zip, 1 hook and eye, 4 * 2 cm diameter buttons (View A), 1 x 3 cm button (View B)

        Fabric Amount Guide

        All Sizes:

        View A:
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m,
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m,
        Interfacing - 0.5m of 75cm or wider interfacing.

        View B:
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m,
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m.

        View C:
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m,
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 2m.
        Interfacing - 0.5m of 75cm or wider interfacing.

        Allow for more fabric yardage if using directional or plaid fabric.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Synthetic blends, Tweed, Flannel, Cotton, Corduroy, Linen, Velveteen, Suiting, Stretches. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage.