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2 ladies one wearing a ful length housedress and the other a below the knee version, bith have shoulder yokes, shoulder tucks, button front, short sleeves, collar and tie belt
Vintage 1940s Pattern - Maternity Housecoat, Dressing Gown, Day Dress - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
Maternity dress or housecoat. Bust 34 inches, Waist 28 inches and hip 37 inches. Materila required for maternity dress 3 7/8 yards

Vintage 1940s Pattern - Maternity Housecoat, Dressing Gown, Day Dress

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40s Housedress

Let your imagination run free with this versatile housecoat in which both views, button at the front, below the shaped collar. The back has an inset belt, which forms the belt in front, drawing in the fullness. The sleeves are short. The dress may have a contrasting collar with lace edging

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

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Recommended Fabrics: Cottons, Velvets, Satins, Silks, Poplin, Calico, Velour.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary, depending on size and width of fabric. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Fabric Partners

Size Guide

Bust: 34” / 86cm Waist: 28” / 71.2cm Hips: 37” / 94cm

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 resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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