This dress comes from the 1940s when square shoulders and skirts that ended just below the knee were the height of fashion. This dress has an interesting bodice construction with shoulder and waist pleats and darts, and a shawl collar. Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight woven fabrics with a good drape such as cotton or rayon. Material requirements include: 45" wide fabric, 3 1/2 yards fro XS & S, 3 7/8 yards M, 4 1/4 yards L, 4 7/8 yards XL, 5 3/8 yards 2XL, 5 3/4 yards 3XL. Lindy Shirtdress pattern by Folkwear. Sizes XS-3XL.