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  • Model wearing 1940s women’s blouse made from Simplicity 1170 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s women’s blouse made from Simplicity 1170 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s women’s blouse made from Simplicity 1170 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s women’s blouse made from Simplicity 1170 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s women’s blouse made from Simplicity 1170 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    40s Top pattern

    The button-front blouse is styled with a forward shoulder seam which releases soft gathers in the blouse front. Styles I and II have revers cut in one with the blouse front. In Style I, a double bias ruffle outlines the front, revers and neck. Style II has a patch pocket on the left side and a one-button closing. Snaps replace the other button. Style III features a high round neckline and front band. A pleated jabot is gathered between band and blouse front. Style IV has a notched collar and patch pocket. Top-stitching is used for trimming.

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

    Size Guide

    Bust: 42” (106.7cm)
    Waist: 36” (91.4cm)
    Finished Back Length from base of Neck to Lower Edge of
    Blouse: 23 ¼” (59cm)

    Sewing Notions

    STYLE I-II-III-IV: matching thread 100 yds.; buttonhole twist; snap fasteners; triangular shoulder pads (optional). STYLE I-III: - snap fasteners for long sleeve. STYLE I: - 3 buttons (5/8” diam.). STYLE II: - 1 button (1 1/8” diam.); 4 buttons for cuff (5/8” diam.). STYLE III: - 4 buttons (1/2” diam.). STYLE IV: - 3 buttons (1/2” diam.).

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Vintage Size: 42
    STYLE I – BLOUSE WITH LONG SLEEVES AND SELF RUFFLE
    35” material, 3 1/8 yds.
    39” material, 2 ¾ yds.
    41” material, 2 5/8 yds.
    STYLE II – BLOUSE WITH SHORT ALEEVES – LENGTHWISE STRIPPED MATERIAL
    35” material, 2 ½ yds.
    39” material, 2 ¼ yds.
    41” material, 2 1/8 yds.
    STYLE III – BLOUSE WITH LONG SLEEVES AND BOW
    35” material, 2 ½ yds.
    39” material, 2 ¼ yds.
    41” material, 2 ¼ yds.
    STYLE IV – BLOUSE WITH COLLAR AND SHORT SLEEVES
    35” material, 2 ¼ yds.
    39” material, 1 7/8 yds.
    41” material, 1 ¾ yds.
    54” material, 1 3/8 yds.

    STYLE I -II-III-IV
    TRIANGULAR SHOULDER PADS – ¼ yd. of 35” muslin or use purchased pads.

    ¾” SEAMS – INDICATED BY SMALL ‘S’
    ½” IS ALLOWED ON OTHER EDGES UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED

    15 pieces pattern

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    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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.