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1960s Pattern, Evening Sheath Dress & Jacket

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Elegant Evening Wear Pattern

Glamorous 1960's Four -panel Sheath Dress. Camisole top and bloused open-front jacket of sheer or non-shear fabric. The lined dress is fitted by long darts at back and front, has centre back zipper and low vent, bias bow at front of neck. The jacket is gathered in waistband has long un-mounted sleeves. The neck is finished with bias binding front fastened and waistband with hooks and eyes, sleeve openings closed with zippers.

Offered as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Recommended Fabrics: Crepe, Silk, Chiffon, Jersey, Shantung, Satin, Wool. Not suitable for diagonal prints or diagonal weaves.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary from 1 3/8 yds (1.3 meters) to 2 1/8 yds (1.9 meters), depending on view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

Size Guide

Bust: 34"/86.4cm Waist: 26"/66cm Hips: 36"/91.4cm

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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