1940s Men's Coat & Jacket Sewing Patterns
War time clothing continued to influence men’s fashion design after the war by coping or modifying uniforms into civilian clothes. Trench coats, bomber jackets, knit undershirts, pea coats, chino pants, and aviator glasses all have roots in WWII military clothing. Sports coats, too, were a newer trend that gained popularity in the 1930s. They, too, came in a smattering of glenn plaids, herringbone, chevron checks, chalk stripes, and tweeds. They were worn with solid color pants that were darker than the sport coat, with the exception of white pants, which were worn with a navy blue sport coat. Sport coats had wide rounded notch lapels, two very large square pockets, and 3 button closures. Pockets came in a variety of flap, slit or patch styles.
Our 1940's vintage Coat & Jacket pattern collection is available in sizes ranging from XXS – XXL. We offer either the original pattern, a high-quality true to scale 1940s sewing pattern reproduction or an easy PDF sewing pattern to download at home.