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  • Model wearing 1940s jumper ad blouse made from Simplicity 2705 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s jumper ad blouse made from Simplicity 2705 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s jumper ad blouse made from Simplicity 2705 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    1940s Midi Dress & Blouse 

    The dart-fitted jumper is styled with a low, shaped neckline and pockets. The softly flared skirt joins the bodice at the natural waistline. Carriers through which a self or purchased belt may be inserted are featured. The front-buttoning blouse, fitted with darts and tucks, has a tie collar. Style 1 has bishop sleeves. In Style 2, the three-quarter sleeves are gathered to bands.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. 

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 12
    Bust: 30” (76.2cm)
    Waist: 25” (63.5cm)
    Hip: 33” (83.8cm)
    Finished Back Length from Base of Neck to Hem of:
    Blouse: 22 7/8” (58cm)
    Jumper: 45” (114.3cm)
    Width Around Lower Edge of:
    Jumper: 76 ¼” (193.7cm)
    5/8” TURN UP FOR HEM ON BLOUSE, 2” TURN UP FOR HEM ON JUMPER
    12” SLIDE FASTENER FOR SIDE OPENING OF JUMPER

    Sewing Notions

    BLOUSE STYLE 1 AND 2: - 2 spools of Thread; Triangular Shoulder Pads: Snap Fastener. BLOUSE STYLE 1: - 7 Buttons, BLOUSE STYLE 2: - 5 Buttons. JUMPER STYLE 1 AND 2: - 2 spools of Thread; Seam Binding; 12” Slide Fastener OR Snap Fastener and Hook and Eye for side opening; Buckle – prong-type – (Optional); Belt (Optional).

    Fabric Amount Guide

    STYLE 1 BLOUSE – WITH LONG SLEEVES
    39” or 41” fabric, 2 ¼ yds.
    54” fabric, 1 3/8 yds.
    STYLE 2 – BLOUSE WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVES
    35” fabric, 2 1/8 yds.
    39” fabric, 2 yds.
    54” fabric, 1 3/8 yds.
    STYLE 1 OR 2 JUMPER
    35” fabric with or without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
    39” or 41” fabric, 3 yds.
    54” fabric, 2 yds.
    BELT INTERFACING – 1/8 yd. of 35” fabric.

    14 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    Jumper: Corduroy, velveteen, satin, shantung, wool or rayon crepe, gabardine or flannel, wool jersey, faille, taffeta, serge, covert, poplin, linen, pique, sharkskin. Blouse: Silk, wool or rayon crepe or jersey, dimity, batiste, shantung, spun rayon, sharkskin, cotton broadcloth, balloon cloth. See our Fabric Partners

    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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.