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Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Beachwear, Playsuit & Skirt PDF Download

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Playsuit & Skirt Pattern

Play Suit & Skirt: The bodice, is fitted with front underarm darts, has a knot and gathers at the left shoulder. A band at the lower edge and a side-button closing finish the one-shouldered bodice. The side-buttoning shorts, pressed into a crease in front, are fitted with darts and join to a waistband. The gathered skirt features a yoke in front and an opening at the centre back. Tie ends extend from the waistband and fasten into a bow at the centre back. Style II has a contrasting skirt.

Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate 

Recommended fabrics: Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Cotton-spandex blended, Cotton-poly-viscose, Linen, Seersucker, Gingham, Broadcloth, Chintz.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary between 2 yds (1.8metres) and 4.1 yds (3.7 metres), depending on size and views. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended  Partners.

Size Guide
Bust 32” (81cm)
Waist 26” (66cm)
Hips 35" (88.9cm)
What You Will Receive
After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.

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

Sizes 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
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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