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Dawn & Gill

    Vintage Two Piece Suit Pattern

    Women's 1940's two-piece dress: The front buttoning jacket is fitted with darts at the front underarm and back shoulder; and dart tucks at the front and back waistline. The skirt, styled with side front and back seams, joins to a waist band. Style 1 has patch pockets and three- quarter sleeves that are fitted with gathers at the back elbow. A detachable collar and cuffs finish the jacket. In Style 2, embroidery, for which a transfer is included (this will be a printed copy of the design), trims the jacket and the short sleeves are finished with cuffs.

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

    Size Guide

    Size: 18 ½ (Vintage size)
    Bust: 37" (94cm)
    Waist: 31" (79cm)
    Hip: 40" (106cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of,
    Top: 24 3/8” (62cm)
    Finished Length of,
    Skirt: 25 ¼” (64.2cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of,
    Skirt: 66 ½” (169cm)

    2” TURN UP FOR HEM ON SKIRT, 1 ½” TURN UP FOR HEM ON TOP

    Sewing Notions

    STYLE I AND II: - Buttonhole Twist; Seam Binding; Triangular Shoulder Pads; 3 Buttons; 7" Slide Fastener OR Snap Fasteners and Hooks and Eyes. STYLE I Spools of Thread; Bias Fold Tape – ½” wide. STYLE II: - 2 Spools of Thread; 6 strand Cotton Embroidery Thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    FABRIC REQUIRED – WITHOUT NAP OR ONE WAY DESIGN UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED
    NOTE: - Additional material is required when: - not pre-shrunk – matching stripes, nap materials and plaids – for extra seam allowance when material ravels.
    If this garment is shortened 2”, it will require 1/8 yd. less fabric than yardage given for every size EXCEPT 54” fabric.

    STYLE I WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVES – LENGTHWISE STRIPPED FABRIIC
    35” fabric, 3 7/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 3 5/8 yds.
    54” fabric, 2 ½ yds.

    CINTRASTING COLLAR AND CUFFS – 5/8 yd. of 35” or 39” fabric.

    STYLE II WITH SHORT SLEEVES
    35” fabric, 3 ¾ yds.
    39” fabric, 3 ½ yds.
    41” fabric, 3 3/8 yds.

    Recommended Fabrics

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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 may include age related wear and tear.