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  • Vintage 11940s Pattern, Cropped Top, Skirt & Shorts - woman wearing beach set
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Pin UP Outfit

        This is a 1940s vintage pattern cropped top, skirt and shorts, with the optional contrast revers.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust: 30" (76cm)
        Waist: 25.5" (65cm)
        Hips: 33" (84cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching Thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Bra and Skirt One fabric
        35” Fabric, 3 ½ yds.
        Bra – Of one fabric
        35” Fabric, 7/8 yd.
        35” Fabric, 3 yds.
        35” Fabric, 1 1/8 yds.

        Entire Ensemble with Contrast Revers
        35” Fabric, 4 yds.
        39” Fabric, 3 ¾ yds.
        35” or 39” Fabric, ½ yd.

        1 ½” Hem allowed on lower edge of skirt and shorts.
        Width of lower edge, size 16, about 2 5/8 yds. Each additional size 1 ½” more.
        7” Slide fastener for shorts opening.
        Allow extra yardage for matching plaid or stripes.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Cottons, Poplin, Poly-viscose blended, Cotton-poly-viscose. Allow extra yardage for matching plaid or stripes. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


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