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      Dawn & Gill

        Vintage House Dress Pattern

        Staying in never felt so good with our sumptuous 1950’s vintage housecoat with dart fitted bodice has long or short cuffed sleeves, collar, pockets and button fastening at waist. Perfect for those lounging lazy days! Make this beautiful dressing gown in polished cotton percale, warm lightweight wool or the many stunning fabrics which are so widely available. Short or longer length.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust 38” (96.5 cm)
        Waist 32” (81 cm)
        Hips 41” (104 cm)

        Finished longer length from back of neck, 59 1/2"
        Finished shorter length from back of neck, 48 1/2"
        Width at lower edge of longer length, about 3 1/2 yds.
        Width at lower edge of shorter length, about 2 7/8 yds.

        Sewing Notions

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW A
        39" fabric With Nap, 7 yds.
        39" fabric Without Nap, 6 3/8 yds.
        52" fabric Without Nap, 4 3/4 yds.
        Interfacing - 25" Sheer Canvas, 1 yd.

        VIEW B
        35" fabric Without Nap, 5 1/2 yds.
        45" fabric Without Nap, 4 yds.

        VIEW C
        35" fabric Without Nap, 6 3/4 yds.
        42" fabric Without Nap, 5 1/2 yds.

        VIEW B or C
        Interfacing - 25" Sheer Canvas, 1 yd.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Challis, Plisse, Crepe, Polished cotton, Percale, Nylon, Shantung, Cotton chambray 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 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!

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