Simplicity Vintage Dress and Coat S8731



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Buy the 8731 vintage dress and coat sewing pattern from Simplicity. It’s perfect for an advanced beginner/intermediate dressmaker. Create this beautiful, 1950s vintage, special occasion ensemble for Misses. The sleeveless dress features a wide square neckline in front and a V-neckline in back. It has a lowered waistline and full skirt pleated at the side front and back. The trim and bow at the seam under the bust give an empire look. The collarless coat has three-quarter length sleeves and an inverted pleat at the center back from the yoke, featuring trim and a bow at the seam.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)

Suggested fabrics: Broadcloth, brocade, cotton types, dupioni, linen types, pique, sateen, satin, shantung, taffeta.

Note: Extra fabric maybe needed to match plaids, stripes, one-way designs fabrics or shrinkage.

Sizing: H5 (6-8-10-12-14) R5 (14-16-18-20-22), approx. UK sizes H5 (4/6 – 10), R5 (10– 18/20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Thread. A: 16″ invisible zipper, 1 1/4 yd. of 1/2″ wide grosgrain ribbon, four small snaps. A,B: Two pkg of 1/2″ wide hem tape (opt.). B: One pair of shoulder pads.

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Pattern format

PAPER H5 (6-8-10-12-14), PAPER R5 (14-16-18-20-22)


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen

Make time

All weekend or longer

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate


UK 4 / US 0 / EU 32, UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46

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