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  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Simplicity 1093 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Simplicity 1093 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Simplicity 1093 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Simplicity 1093 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s blouse made from Simplicity 1093 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    40s Top pattern

    Styles I and II feature a high, round neck, gathered in front and fastened in back, finished with bias binding. Style I has long sleeves finished with a wrist band. Style II is edged with bias binding at the neck and short puff sleeves and trimmed with bias bows. Styles III and IV are fashioned with a cap sleeve cut in one with the blouse. The opening is at the shoulder. Style III has a high round neckline. Rick-rack trims the sleeves and oval neck of Style IV.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF Download.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
    Waist: 28” (71.2cm)
    Hip:37” (94cm)
    Back Length from Base of Neck to Lower Edge Including ½” turn up of.
    Blouse – Style I-II: 21 3/8” (54.3cm)
    Blouse – Style III-IV: 21 3/8” (54.3cm)

    Sewing Notions

    STYLE I-II-II-IV: - matching thread 100 yds.; slide fastener OR snap fastener; hooks and eyes. STYLE I: - snap fasteners; 1 button (1/4” diam.); triangular shoulder pads (optional). STYLE II: - 1 button (1/4” diam.). STYLE III: - 6 Buttons (3/8” diam.); triangular shoulder pads (optional). STYLE IV – contrast thread 50 yds.; triangular shoulder pads(optional); ¼” wide rick-rack braid.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    STYLE I – BLOUSE WITH LONG SLEEVES
    35” material, 2 yds.
    39” material, 1 7/8 yds.
    41” material, 1 5/8 yds.
    54” material, 1 3/8 yds.
    STYLE II – BLOUSE WITH SHORT SLEEVES
    35” material, 1 5/8 yds.
    39” material, 1 3/8 yds.
    41” material, 1 3/8 yds.
    SLEEVE STIFFENING – ¼ yd. of 39” or 44” organdy or taffeta
    STYLE III – BLOUSE LENGTHWISE STRIPED MATERIAL
    35”, 39” material, 1 ½ yds.
    41” material, 1 ½ yds.
    54” material, 7/8 yd.
    STYLE IV – BLOUSE WITH RICK-RACK BRAID
    35”, 39”, 41” material, 1 3/8 yds.
    RICK RACK BRAID, 2 1/8 yds.
    STYLE I-II-III-IV
    ONE NON -SEPARABLE SLIDE FASTENER OR SNAP FASTENERS – 9” or 10” long used in side opening
    STYLES I-III-IV
    TRIANGULAR SHOULDER PADS – ¼ yd. of 35” muslin or use purchased pads.

    10 pieces pattern

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    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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.