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Dawn & Gill

    50s Turtle Neck Dress

    DRESS: TURTLE NECK; CUFFED KIMONO SLEEVES. Strikingly detailed dress has a soft turtle neck collar that leads into the back-bodice button-closing. Slim four-piece skirt. (A) Contrast collar and facing on below-elbow, button-trimmed kimono sleeves. (B) Cropped sleeves.

    Offered as: Original Pattern

    Size Guide

    Size: 18 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 36” (94cm)
    Waist: 30” (76cm)
    Hips: 39” (99cm)
    Finished length form back of neck to lower edge – 2” turn-up: 47 ½” (120.7cm)

    Sewing Notions

    1/8 yd. 35” Interfacing. About 1 5/8 yds. ½” Seam Binding. View A, 13 Buttons. View B, 5 Buttons. Purchased Belt and Shoulder Pads.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    VIEW A
    35” FABRIC (With Nap), 4 yds.
    39” FABRIC (Without Nap), 3 ¾ yds.
    45” FABRIC (With Nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    54” FABRIC (With Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    35” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¾ yd.
    39” FABRIC (All Fabrics), 5/8 yd.
    VIEW B
    35” FABRIC (With Nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    39” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    54” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 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. Lower Edge Measurement of Dress: Size 16” – 48”

    Recommended Fabrics

    Velveteen, Lightweight, Wools, Crepe, Faille, Matelasse. See our Fabric Partners

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    What You Will Receive

    If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.