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1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Topper Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Topper Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Topper Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Topper Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Topper Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company

1940s Sewing Pattern for a LumberJill / Eisenhower Topper Jacket

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1940's Lumber Jacket

Versatile and cute! You'll be sewing for victory in this Wartime, Land Girl inspired Lumber/Bomber Jacket, also known as an Eisenhower jacket. It can be made in a number of fabrics, make it lightweight for spring and summer, or in a wool fabric for autumn and winter. With so much versatility from one pattern, you can adapt and expand your DIY wardrobe. Wear it with a collar or collarless, buttoned or buttonless and why not use contrasting fabrics to accentuate patch pockets, cuffs, and collars, the options are endless sleeves are short. Ribbon can also be drawn through the casing at the lower edge and fastened in a front bow.

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

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Fabric Amount Guideline: Views 1,2,4, & 5 require 3.25 yards (2 meters). View 3 requires 1.6 yds (1.5 meters).

Fabric choices: Denim, poly-cotton blended, poly-viscose blended, cotton-spandex blended, cotton-poly-spandex blended, wool, polyester.  Why not take a look at the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.

Size Guide 
Bust Waist Hip
30" / 76.2cm 25" / 63.5cm 33" / 83.8cm
33" / 84cm -
35”/89cm
26" / 66cm -
28” / 71cm
35" / 89cm -
37” / 94cm
36" / 91cm 30" / 76.2cm 39" / 99cm
37" / 94cm -
39” / 99cm
30" / 76cm -
32” / 81cm
39" / 99cm -
41” / 104cm
41” / 104cm -
43.5” / 110.5cm
34” / 86cm -
36.5” / 92.5cm
43” / 109cm -
45.5” / 115.5cm

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" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full-scale pattern pieces once assembled.

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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