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General Directions
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SYMBOLS GRAIN LINE Place on straight grain of fabric parallel to selvage PLACE SOLID LINE on fold of fabric. CENTER FRONT OR BACK of garment. ADJUST IF NEEDED Make adjustments before placing pattern on fabric. TO LENGTHEN: Cut pattern between lengthen or shorten lines. Spread pattern evenly, the amount needed and tape to paper. TO SHORTEN: At lengthen or shorten lines, make an even pleat taking up amount needed. Tape in place. When lengthen or shorten lines are not given, make adjustments at lower edge of pattern.

Cutting/Marking
BEFORE CUTTING: PRESS pattern pieces with a warm dry iron. PRE-SHRINK fabric by pre-washing washables or steam-pressing nonwashables. CIRCLE your cutting layout. To Quick Mark: PIN pattern to fabric as shown in Cutting Layouts. • FOR DOUBLE THICKNESS: Fold fabric with RIGHT sides together. • FOR SINGLE THICKNESS: Place fabric RIGHT side up. • FOR PILE, SHADED OR ONE WAY DESIGN FABRICS: Use “with nap” layouts • Snip edge of fabric to mark notches, ends of fold lines and center lines. • Pin mark dots. AFTER CUTTING: Transfer markings to WRONG side of fabric before removing pattern. Use pin and chalk method or dressmaker’s tracing paper and wheel.

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NOTCHES DOTS CUTTING LINE

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LENGTHEN OR SHORTEN LINES SEAM ALLOWANCE: 5/8" (1.5cm) unless otherwise stated is included but not printed on MULTI-SIZE PATTERNS. Mark your size with colored felt tip pen. See chart on tissue for how to use MULTISIZE PATTERNS.

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“Free Bonnet Instructions available online! www.simplicity.com”

1-BODICE FRONT -A 2-BODICE BACK -A 3-BODICE SIDE BACK -A 4-SLEEVE -A 5-SLEEVE BINDING -A 6-SKIRT FRONT 7-SKIRT BACK OVERLAY-A / SKIRT BACK -B 8-SKIRT BACK -A / SKIRT BACK LINING -B 9-GUIDE FOR SKIRT PLACKET 10-SKIRT PLACKET -A 11-BUTTONHOLE GUIDE -A 12-BODICE FRONT -B 13-BODICE BACK -B 14-BODICE SIDE BACK -B 15-SLEEVE -B 16-SKIRT PLACKET -B 17-SASH CENTER -B 18-SASH END -B

SPECIAL CUTTING NOTES
CROSSWISE FOLD

Sewing
SEW garment following Sewing Directions. PIN or machine-baste seams matching notches. STITCH 5/8" (1.5 cm) seams unless otherwise stated. PRESS seams open unless otherwise indicated clipping when necessary so seams will lie flat. • TRIM seams to reduce bulk, as shown below. • • • •


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If layout shows a piece extending past fold, cut out all pieces except piece that extends. Open out fabric to single thickness. Cut extending piece on RIGHT side of fabric in position shown.

selvages indicating direction of nap or design. Fold fabric crosswise with RIGHT sides together, and cut along fold (a). Turn one fabric layer around so arrows on both layers go in the same direction. Place RIGHT sides together (b).

Trim enclosed seams into layers

Trim corners

Clip inner curves

Notch outer curves

SELVAGES

Cutting Layouts

pattern printed side down pattern printed side up

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See SPECIAL CUTTING NOTES

DRESS OVERLAY
USE PIECES 1 2 3 4 6 7 44" 45" (115CM) WITH NAP SIZES 6 8 10 12 SELVAGES 2

SELVAGE 1 SEL. 7 4 FOLD 6 3 FOLD SELVAGE 7 44" 45" (115CM) WITH NAP SIZES 12 14 16 18 20 SELVAGES

POSITION OF PATTERN PIECES MAY VARY SLIGHTLY ACCORDING TO YOUR PATTERN SIZE

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USE PIECES 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 44" 45" (115CM) WITH NAP SIZES 6 8 10 12 CUT ONE OF PIECE 10 5 SELVAGES 3 2 8 10 4 FOLD 6 FOLD

44" 45" (115CM) WITH NAP SIZES 14 16 18 20 3 7 SELVAGE 1 SEL. 6

SINGLE THICKNESS

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USE PIECES 17 18 44" 45" (115CM) WITH NAP ALL SIZES

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BODICE LINING
USE PIECES 1 2 3 44" 45" (115CM) WITHOUT NAP/ ALL SIZES

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SELVAGE 44" 45" (115CM) WITH NAP SIZES 14 16 18 20 3 8 6 SINGLE THICKNESS 10 4

B COSTUME: DRESS
USE PIECES 6 7 12 13 14 15 16 CUT ONE OF PIECE 16 44" 45" (115CM)/ WITH NAP SIZES 6 8 10 13 14 7 6 16 15 12 12 FOLD SELVAGES

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SKIRT LINING
USE PIECES 6 8 44" 45" (115CM) WITHOUT NAP ALL SIZES SELVAGES

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© Copyright 2006—Simplicity Pattern Co., Inc. / Printed in U.S.A. / Simplicity is a registered trademark of Simplicity Pattern Co., Inc.

Baste raw edges together. Pull up gathering stitches to fit. Stitch back opening and neck edges together. 2 2.English 4055 2/3 Sewing Directions FABRIC KEY RIGHT SIDE WRONG SIDE INTERFACING LINING BODICE B 8 8. shoulder seams and large dots. 1. Stitch again 1/8" (3mm) away in seam allowance. Pin WRONG side of bodice front overlay to RIGHT side of bodice front. Turn lining to INSIDE. Baste armhole edges together. Pin RIGHT side of skirt to WRONG side of overlay. Baste. Pull up gathering stitches to fit on back overlay to fit. Pull up gathering stitches on lower edge to measurement of sleeve binding pattern tissue between large dots. 5 6. matching remaining small dots. matching small dots. . Hold garment WRONG side out with armhole toward you. matching large dots and seams. COSTUME A. using a long machine stitch and heavy thread in the bobbin. trim to 1/4” (6mm). Stitch bodice side back to back. To distribute fullness evenly. Trim seams and corners. 7 7.5cm) on lower edge of lining. Stitch. matching large dots. Stitch bodice front to back at shoulder and side seams. Stitch again 1/8"(3mm) from first stitching. NARROW HEM lower edge. Pull up gathering stitches to fit. matching large dots. Slip-stitch or machine-stitch hem close to inner pressed edge. matching centers. With RIGHT sides together. GATHER lower edge of bodice front between large dots. With RIGHT sides together. Trim seams and corners. with WRONG sides together. Press under 5/8” (1. pin sleeve to armhole edge. Baste upper edges together. To form hem. GATHER top of sleeve between large dot and single notch. matching centers.. Fold binding in half.Press under amount of hem allowance as indicated on tissue pattern. Turn facing to INSIDE. Turn sleeve RIGHT side out. / Simplicity is a registered trademark of Simplicity Pattern Co. Stitch front to back at side seams. NARROW HEM 9. pin sleeve to armhole edge. 9 NARROW HEM . slide fabric along bobbin threads. Trim seam below notches close to stitching. 14 14. press. Trim seam below notches close to stitching. Stitch in a 3/8" (1cm) seam. clip curves. Slip-stitch pressed edge of binding over seam. matching centers. To distribute fullness evenly. Stitch underarm seam of sleeve.. Hold garment WRONG side out with armhole toward you. With RIGHT sides together. Press only the seam allowance. stitch ends of sleeve binding. pressing seam toward binding. side seams and large and small dots. B 10 11 10. Baste. fasten thread ends securely. pin binding to lower edge of sleeve. NARROW HEM lower edge. press. baste overlay to corresponding bodice side back and back sections in same manner. press. matching large and small dots placing side seam at double small dots. Pull up gathering stitches to measurement of skirt front pattern tissue between large and small dots. trim to 1/4” (6mm). Press binding out. pin facing to bodice. press. GATHER GATHER. shoulder seams and large and small dots. 6 5. Make Skirt Overlay A OR Skirt B as follows: 13 13. Stitch seams of bodice lining and gather lower edge of front lining same as for bodice. pin lining to bodice. matching small dots.Stitch along seam line. GATHER top of sleeve between outer small dots and lower edge between large dots. matching dots and having raw edges even. Baste armhole edge together. © Copyright 2006—Simplicity Pattern Co. With RIGHT sides together. 3. 12 BODICE A 1 11. Fasten thread ends securely. 3 12. Inc. CONTINUE AS FOLLOWS FOR EITHER VIEW 4 4. lengthwise. Stitch underarm seam of sleeve. Read General Directions on page 1 before you begin. tuck under raw edge to meet crease. With RIGHT sides together. as shown. matching underarm seams and small dots. Inc. On OUTSIDE. Baste overlay to sleeve same as you did for bodice. Press under 5/8” (1. Press only the seam allowance. Turn sleeve RIGHT side out. Stitch bodice front to back at shoulder and side seams. Stitch back opening and neck edges together.A. Baste along center back through all thicknesses for about 12” (30.5cm). Stitch bodice side back to back.5cm) on lower edge of facing. Turn pressed edge of binding to INSIDE. leaving a 3/8” (1 cm) opening below small dot along back opening edges for drawstring. FOR SKIRT A -Stitch seams skirt same as for overlay. / Printed in U. NARROW HEM lower edge of sleeve. Stitch. Fasten thread ends securely. clip curves. Stitch seams of bodice facing and gather lower edge of front facing same as for bodice. slide fabric along bobbin threads. Stitch again 1/8"(3mm) from first stitching. GATHER upper edge of back between large and small dots. GATHER lower edge of bodice front between large and small dots.S. Pull up gathering stitches to measurement of skirt front pattern tissue between large dots.

Press up lower hem. turning under ends 3/4” (2cm) from back opening edges. Transfer markings using your favorite method. stitch along stitching lines. Cut cord in half. With RIGHT sides together. Stitch close to inner pressed edge. Hand tack center of bow to front of garment. side seams and large and small dots. stitch 1/4” (6mm) from finished neck edge and waistline seam. 19 19.. fold along solid line. Stitch sash ends to sash center.S. stitch braid trim to neck edge of garment.. 22 22. Baste upper edges together. pressing seam toward placket. Slash between stitching. as shown. pin guide for skirt placket to skirt back. NARROW HEM raw edges. Spread slashed edges of skirt apart so that they form a straight line.A. matching centers and large dots. On OUTSIDE. as shown on envelope. pivot and take one small stitch across the point. / Printed in U. matching centers. Press seam toward bodice.. Bring fold to broken line. fold placket in half lengthwise. matching centers. Sew buttons under buttonholes. © Copyright 2006—Simplicity Pattern Co. Baste along center back through all thicknesses for about 12” (30. 25 25. Inc. Draw up cords and fasten into bows at back opening edges when wearing garment.. 15. stitch skirt to bodice at waistline seam. matching centers. To form casings for drawstrings. Press seam toward bodice. Transfer buttonhole markings to garment. Fasten sash around waistline seam. Tie ribbon into a bow. side seams and large and small dots. Slip-stitch pressed edge of bodice facing over seam. matching centers. Make buttonholes at markings.English 4055 15 3/3 WAISTLINE SEAM AND FINISHING A 21 21. matching centers. WAISTLINE SEAM AND FINISHING B 24. such as Fray Check™. On OUTSIDE. 24 17 17. Slip-stitch pressed edge of bodice lining over seam. baste placket to skirt. Baste. 18 18. 23. Tip-To prevent fabric from fraying. press. . being careful not to slash through the stitch at the point. Slip-stitch pressed edge in place invisibly. side seams and large dots. On OUTSIDE. Press under 1/4" (6mm) on raw edge. To make opening on skirt back. To mark buttonholes in LEFT bodice back place guide along finished edge of garment. TEST on a scrap of fabric first. Pull up gathering stitches to fit on skirt back to fit. placing stitching on skirt along stitching line on placket. FOR VIEW B -Press under 1/4" (6mm) on unmarked edge of placket. Insert cord through back openings for casings having ends extend evenly. matching large and small dots. being careful not to catch bodice lining into stitching. With RIGHT sides together. Pin RIGHT side of lining to WRONG side of skirt. Inc. 20 20.5cm). Lap LEFT back over RIGHT. Stitch along stitching line. treat the point with a liquid seam sealant.. Baste across raw edge. Turn placket to INSIDE. being careful not to catch bodice facing into stitching.Stitch seams of skirt lining same as for skirt. Press placket out. stitch skirt to bodice at waistline seam. / Simplicity is a registered trademark of Simplicity Pattern Co. as shown on envelope. FOR VIEW A -With WRONG sides together. FOR SKIRT LINING B. To make pleats in back. 23 CONTINUE AS FOLLOWS FOR EITHER VIEW 16 16.

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