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  • Three women wearing 'Coachman Robe'. Views A and B feature a floor length robe, and View C features a robe that finished just below the knee.
  • Photo of a girl stood outside, wearing 'Coachman Robe' in a bright pink patterned material.
  • woman wearing coachman robe with example fabrics
  • Line drawing of front and back views of 'Coachman Robe'
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "1950s Pattern, House Dress, 'Coachman Robe'"
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      Dawn & Gill

        Vintage Hostess Gown Pattern 

        Why not add a touch of vintage-inspired glamour to your wardrobe? Whether it's summer, spring, autumn or winter, our Coachman Robe offers the perfect lounge wear, to create the elegance you deserve. Staying in never got more glamorous....(sometimes known as a housecoat, house gown or hostess gown - a more luxurious cousin of the sometimes mundane dressing gown) is a popular component of a middle/upper-class woman’s wardrobe; it is an elegant, tailored, full length and often voluminous indoor outfit. 

        Offering a 'FULL NEST' of sizes for our ever-popular House Dress, 'Coachman Robe' that we have regraded to fit all modern day sizes. Back cover shows: (A) Coachman robe with smart collar, below-elbow dolman sleeves. Side patch pocket. (B) Contrast collar

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

        Size Guide

        This pattern is for the full 'nest':
        Size: 8
        Bust 33" (84cm) Waist 26" (66cm) Hip 35" (89cm)
        Size: 10
        Bust 35" (89cm) Waist 28" (71cm) Hip 37" (94cm)
        Size: 12
        Bust 37" (94cm) Waist 30" (76cm) Hip 39" (99cm)
        Size: 14
        Bust 39" (99cm) Waist 32" (81cm) Hip 41" (104cm)
        Size: 16
        Bust 41" (104cm) Waist 34" (86cm) Hip 43" (109cm)
        Size: 18
        Bust 43.5" (111cm) Waist 36.5" (92.5cm) Hip 45.5" (115.5cm)
        Size: 20
        Bust: 46" (117cm) Waist 39" (99cm) Hip 48" (122cm)
        Size: 22
        Bust 48.5" (123cm) Waist 41.5" (105cm) Hip 50.5" (128cm)
        Size: 24
        Bust 51" (129.5cm) Waist (44") (111.5cm) Hip 53" (134.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        2 buttons. Purchased Rounded Shoulder pads.
        View C, 2.3 metres 1.3 cm Seam Binding.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Sizes 8-12:
        View A
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.75m

        View B
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.75m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.5m

        View B Contrast
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 0.6m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 0.6m

        View C
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.5m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3m

        Interfacing - 0.65m of 50cm or wider interfacing.
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        Sizes 14-18:
        View A
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4.25
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4m

        View B
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.75m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.5m

        View B Contrast
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 0.65m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 0.65m

        View C
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.5m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.25m

        Interfacing - 0.65m of 50cm or wider interfacing
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        Sizes 20-24:
        View A
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4.75m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4.25m

        View B
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4.75m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.75m

        View B Contrast
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 0.65m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 0.65m

        View C
        48" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 4m
        54" Wide Non-Directional Fabric - 3.75m

        Interfacing - 0.65m of 50cm or wider interfacing

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        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 re-sealable 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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