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Enid Gilchrist's pattern drafting books enabled the home-sewer to recreate every changing fashion look during the late 50s and 60s. The styles in this book perfectly represent the 'Mad Men' era.

This 52 page booklet gives you measured out diagrams to make your own basic dress pattern and shows you how to tranform it into countless different designs. The instructions show you how to manipulate darts, change necklines and countless other drafting techniques. It also includes instructions on how to enlarge or reduce the sizing.

Pattern designs are included for a number of dresses, blouses, skirts and coats.

The instructions are detailed, with the blocks sized for SW, W and XW sizes (34 inch bust, 36 inch bust and 38 inch bust). This booklet compliments Enid Gilchrist Patterns for Women and Teenagers (http://www.etsy.com/listing/82084358/1950s-enid-gilchrist-patterns-for-women).

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This listing is for the above PDF pattern, available by email only - I will send this to you within 24 hours of purchase (due to it;s size).

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*EU Customers*
Special note for my lovely EU Customers - if you'd prefer a custom listing for an emailed pattern to avoid the Digital Goods Tax (VAT) please send me a message with the patterns you would like.

*Public Domain*
All my vintage patterns are out of copyright (public domain). Public domain means you can make anything from the pattern to sell (just please don't resell or pirate the PDF, thanks!).

*Pattern Notes*
These patterns have been pre-loved down the through the years, and original owner's names and notations may be visible on the scans. All my patterns have a faint watermark (sorry).

*Using the ePattern*
You'll need Adobe to open the file. I can also email you the file if you wish, just PM me.
Stuck on some of the knitting terms or instructions they used back in the day? I’m happy to provide technical support to the best of my ability xx

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Enid Gilchrist, Basic Fashions for Women, c. 1950s/1960s - Sewing Pattern Drafting Booklet PDF

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