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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Wiggle Skirt Pattern

        A four gore skirt with empire waistband. Perfect for your separates wardrobe, is this versatile, arrow slim skirt. Paris inspired empire-type waistband sets off the soft pleats at the hip-line. Skirt tapers gently, has a short centre front slit for walking comfort.

        Offered here as; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as an Instant Download.

        Size Guide

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

        Finished back length of skirt from natural waistline – 2” turn-up, 30 ½” (77.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        About 2 1/8 yds. ½” Seam Binding. ¼ yd. Feather Boning.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        35” FABRIC (All Fabric),
        39” FABRIC (All Fabric),
        54” FABRIC (All Fabric),
        25” INTERFACING,
        Note: This design is not suitable for fabrics with diagonal stripe or a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage. Lower Edge Measurement: Size 28” – 46” (71.2cm – 116.9cm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        Lightweight Wools, Crepe, Shantung, Faille, Linen, Pique, Velveteen. See our Fabric Partners

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        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.