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1950s Vintage Pattern, 'Biddy' House Dress, Housecoat, Dressing Gown - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company

1950s Vintage Pattern, 'Biddy' House Dress, Housecoat, Dressing Gown

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Vintage House Dress Pattern

Housecoat with a double- breasted bodice, fitted with darts, is styled with large collar. The softly pleated skirt joins the bodice at the natural waistline. Style 1 has long sleeves, trimmed with wide cuffs. In style 2, embroidered edging accents the collar and cuffs of the short sleeves

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

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Recommended Fabrics: Cottons, Velvet and Velveteen, Satins, Silks, Crepe, Chambery, Velour, Corduroy, Flannel, and Seersucker.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary between 3.4 yds (3.1 metres) and 6.75 yds (6.2 metres), depending on fabric width, garment size and views. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.

Size Guide
Bust 32" / 81.3cm Waist 26" / 66cm Hips 35" / 88.9cm
Bust 34” / 86.4cm Waist 28” / 71.2cm Hips 37” / 94cm
Bust 36" / 91.5cm Waist 30" / 76.2cm Hips 39" / 99cm

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!

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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