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  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Economy Design E86 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Economy Design E86 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Economy Design E86 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Collared Blouse

        A classically simple blouse to wear under your suit. Our make it in a sheer material, which long sleeves, to wear with a smart skirt.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. 

        Size Guide

        These are body, not actual garment measurements.
        Bust: 36” (91.4cm)
        Waist: 30” (76.3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching Sewing Cotton, Mercerised Machine Twist, Silk or Nylon Thread (according to the material used). 9 Buttons for Long Sleeved Blouse each approximately ½” in diameter. Hooks.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Without Nap or up or down Design.
        Bust Size: 36”
        Lengthwise Stripe, Plain or Fancy
        Long Sleeve Blouse 36” Material, 2 1/8 yds.
        Short Sleeve Blouse 36” Material, 1 ¾ yds.

        ½” turnings are allowed on all seams.

        7 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Silks, Rayons, Cottons, Vyella, Nylon 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.