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Dawn & Gill

    Couture 60s Dress and Jacket

    One piece dress and jacket. Very slim skirt joins the bodice of the waist-line. Released darts from the front neckline with extension band finish. Elbow length sleeves and sleeveless. Waist-length fitted jacket has a cape and button front closing below neckline finished with extension band. Below elbow length sleeves and sleeveless.

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

    Size Guide

    Size: 14 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 34” (86cm)
    Waist: 26” (66cm)
    Hip: 36” (92cm)
    Back length, neck to waist-line: 16 ¼” (41.3cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Thread, ribbon seam binding, buttons, hooks and eyes.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Yardage
    Diagonal fabrics are not suitable.
    No allowance for matching plaid or stripes.
    Version A – dress and jacket
    35” Without Nap|, 4 ½ yds.
    39” Without Nap|, 4 ¼ yds.
    Version B – dress and jacket
    39” Without Nap|, 4 7/8 yds.
    45” Without Nap|, 4 yds.
    54” Without Nap|, 3 ¼ yds.
    Version A jacket lining
    39”, 1 3/8 yds.
    Version B jacket lining
    39”, 2 yds.
    Skirt lining (optional)
    39”, 1 ¾ yds.
    Jacket interfacing
    25” Hair canvas, 5/8 yd.
    or 35” Muslin, 5/8 yd.
    1 1/8 yds. of ¾” belting for belt interfacing
    1 yd. of ¾” grosgrain ribbon for inside belt
    14” Dress Placket Zipper
    Length of Dress at centre-back from natural neck-line, 43 ¾”
    Length of Jacket at centre-back from natural neck-line, 17 ¼”
    Width at lower edge of Dress in Size 16 is 41 ½” (about 1 1/8 yds.)
    3” Hem allowed on Dress
    | Without nap or pile or with a two-way design.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Silk Tweed, Faille, Barathea, Taffeta, Crepe Shantung, Surah, Lightweight Wool, Wool Crepe, Sheer Woolen, Thin Flannel, Linen. 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.