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  • Women wearing Beachwear Coats made from Butterick 4450 sewing pattern
  • 1940s Pattern, Women wearing a Women's Beachwear Coat, Optional Hood
  • Woman wearing a vintage beach coat
  • Woman wearing a vintage beach coat with hood.
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Rita Beach Coat Pattern

        Women’s and Misses’ Beach Coat: Hood Optional. (View A) Go down to the beach in a smart, attention compelling full flare back coat. It has a high casual neckline, one-button closing, large patch pockets and simulated deep cuffs. (View B) This version has a youthful attached hood.

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

        Size Guide

        Size: 18 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 36" (91cm)
        Waist: 30” (79cm)
        Hips: 39” (99cm)
        Finished length from back of neck to lower edge, 2” turn-up, size 16, 30” (76.2cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Shoulder Pads: Views A & B, ¼ yd. 27” Crinoline; View B, ¼ yd. 35” Suitable Fabric. View A, About 3 ¾ yds. ¼” Pre-Shrunk Tape for Front and Armhole Edges. View B, About 9 ½ yds. ½” Bias Fold Tape. 1 Button.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Yardage for
        View A
        Without Nap
        35”, 4 yds.
        39”, 3 5/8 yds.
        54”, 2 5/8 yds.
        35”, 3 yds.
        39”, 2 ½ yds.
        View B
        Robe & Hood
        No Nap
        35”, 4 5/8 yds.
        39”, 4 ¼ yds.
        A & B
        35”, 1 yd.
        Lower Edge, 77 ½”
        Note: The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Wool, Rayon, Linen, Cashmere, Silk, Polycotton, Boucle, Tweed, Worsted, Corduroy. See our Fabric Partners

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        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.

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