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  • Women wearing three styles of pencil skirt, plus smaller image of back view of style C.
  • 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.
  • Image showing an example of how the pattern you recieve will look
  • 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

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    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.