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Dawn & Gill

    Retro Mod A-line Dress 

    'Snobbery has gone out of fashion', by Mary Quant ..... and didn't she just show them? In came the fun and frivolity of the 60's. Our Mod mini dress Dress 'Easy to Sew' Jiffy Dress is A-line with a back zipper and collar. It has a slightly lowered round neckline in the front tapering to a  "V" neckline in back. V. 1 has short set-in sleeves. V. 2 has tie collar.  Sew with those bright, bold, colourful fabrics, or for the understated look keep to plains or block prints, even add a headscarf for extra glamour.  Team with killer heels or flats.  A very versatile dress of three styles.  Very In at the moment!

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

    Size Guide

    Size 14
    Bust 34” (86.4cm), Waist 26” (66cm), Hips 36" (91.4m)
    Back length - neck to base of waist 16 1/4". Finished back length of dress 41"

    Size 16
    Bust 36" (91.4cm), Waist 28” (71.1cm), Hips 38" (96.2cm)
    Back length - neck to base of waist 16 1/2". Finished back length of dress 41 1/2"

    Sewing Notions

    Thread, bias seam binding (opt.), 16" neck zipper.
    Not suitable for obvious diagonal fabrics.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1 Dress - Size 14
    35" or 36" with or without nap, 3 1/4 yds.
    44" or 45" with nap, 2 1/2 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 1/4 yds.
    54" or 55" without nap, 2 yds.
    58" or 59" without nap, 2 yds.
    View 1 Dress - Size 16
    35" or 36" with or without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    44" or 45" with nap, 2 3/4 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 3/4 yds.
    54" or 55" without nap, 2 yds.
    58" or 59" without nap, 2 yds.
    Width of lower edge of dress 48 1/2"
    View 1 Interfacing 3/4 yds. 25", 32", 35" or 36" woven or non woven fabrics

    View 2 Dress - Size 14
    35" or 36" with or without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    44" or 45" with nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
    54" or 55" without nap, 2 yds.
    58" or 59" without nap, 2 yds.
    View 2 Dress - Size 16
    35" or 36" with or without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    44" or 45" with nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    54" or 55" without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
    58" or 59" without nap, 2 yds.
    Width of lower edge of dress 50 1/2"
    View 2 Interfacing 7/8 yds. 25", 32", 35" or 36" woven or non woven fabrics

    Recommended Fabrics

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    Skill Level

    Beginner

    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.

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