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      Dawn & Gill

        Boulevard Sundress & Bolero

        Kick off the summer in a throw back that wont look out of place in 2021. This sundress will deliver everything a 50s pin up queen desires. A beautiful fitted bodice dress, with wide straps and cuffed sleeve bolero, for those sunny day outings. Imagine what amazing contrasting fabrics you could use to make up this little number!

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

        Size Guide

        Bust 40" (102cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Sundress – Of One Fabric
        35” Fabric, 4 ¼ yds.
        39” Fabric, 3 5/8 yds.
        Bolero – Of One Fabric
        35” Fabric, 1 7/8 yds.
        39” Fabric, 1 ¾ yds.

        Sundress and Bolero of One Fabric
        35” Fabric, 5 5/8 yds.

        Sundress with Contrast Bodice Band and Bolero Cuff
        Bolero and Sundress
        35” Fabric, 5 3/8 yds.
        Contrast
        35” Fabric, ½ yd.
        Optional 2 ¾” wide Eyelet edge trim on dress and bolero, 2 ½ yds.

        3” Hem allowed on lower edge of dress.
        14” Slide fastener for back opening.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Cotton-poly-viscose. 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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.