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60s Women wearing Dresses
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1960s Pattern Mod A-line Dress 'Easy to Sew'

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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 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.

Sewing Skill Level; Beginner

Recommended Fabrics: Lace, Linen, Silk, Crepe.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary, depending on width of fabric and style. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Fabric Partners.

Size Guide
Bust: 34” (86.4cm) Waist: 26” (66cm) Hips: 36" (91.4m)
Bust: 36"” (91.4cm) Waist: 28” (71.1cm) Hips: 38" (96.2cm)

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.

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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