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Dawn & Gill

    40s Coat Pattern

    The coat is fitted with darts at the left shoulder and the back yoke releases an easy flare. Pointed collar and flap pockets finish the coat. The flare, cut in two sections, it faced at the lower edge and folds back to form a cuff. Top-stitching is used forming. The coat is lined and interlined. Style I is a length coat. In Style II, the coat is three-quarter length. 

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern.

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 34
    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.2cm)
    Hip: 37” (94cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of
    Style I: 44 ½” (113cm)
    Style II: 33 ½” (85.1cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of
    Style I: 68” (172.8cm)
    Style II: 61 ¾” (156.9cm)


    Sewing Notions

    STYLE I AND II: 4 spools of thread; triangular shoulder pads; cotton twill tape – 14” wide; 5 buttons; buttonhole twist (optional).

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Without Nap or One Way Design Unless Otherwise Stated
    NOTE: Additional fabric is required when: - not pre-shrunk – matching stripes and plaids – for nap fabrics – for extra seam allowance when fabric ravels.
    If this garment is shortened 2”, it will require 1/8 yd. less fabric than yardage given for every size.
    Vintage Size: 34 (86.4cm)
    54” fabric with or without nap, 3 ½ yds.
    39” fabric, 3 ¾ yds.
    24” tailors canvas, 1 3/8 yds.
    INTERLINING (Optional)
    54” fabric, 2 ½ yds.
    35” fabric with or without nap, 4 3/8 yds.
    54” fabric with or without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 3 1/8 yds.
    24” tailors canvas, 1 1/8 yds.
    INTERLINING (Optional)
    54” fabric, 2 yds.

    12 pieces pattern

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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.