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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        60s Sleek Couturier Dress

        One-Piece Dress, low-waisted semi-fitted dress, which has the neck and side front banding with a concealed zipper closing. It also features an A-line wrapped skirt with a patch pocket, with wrist length sleeves or sleeveless and a top-stitch trim.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 12 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 34” (86cm)
        Waist: 25 ½” (64.8cm)
        Hip: 36” (91.5cm)
        Back waist length: 16 ¼” (41.3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        18” neckline zipper; hooks and eyes size 1; snap fasteners size 3; buttonhole twist thread for top-stitching

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Striped, plaid or obvious diagonal fabrics are not suitable.
        Version A dress
        35” With* or Without Nap|, 3 ¼ yds.
        45” With* or Without Nap|, 2 3/8 yds.
        54” With* or Without Nap|, 2 yds.
        60” With* or Without Nap|, 1 7/8 yds.
        Underlining: Use same yardage as dress for 35” or 45”
        Version B dress
        35” With* or Without Nap|, 3 5/8 yds.
        45” With* or Without Nap|, 2 7/8 yds.
        54” With* or Without Nap|, 2 ¼ yds.
        60” With* or Without Nap|, 2 1/8 yds.
        Underlining: Use same yardage as dress for 35” or 45”
        Version A and B interfacing
        5/8 yd. of 25”, 27”, 36”, 37” or 45” fabric for hem.
        ** This size requires piecing.
        Finished back length from base of neck:
        Dress, 39 ¼”
        Width at lower edge:
        Dress, 55 ¼”
        *With nap, pile or one-way design.
        | Without nap or pile or with a two-way design.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Crisp fabrics such as Double Knit, Gaberdine, Linen, Silk and Worsted. Striped, plaid or obviously diagonal fabrics are not suitable. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        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.