Skip to product information
  • 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
1 of 5

Regular price
£14.99 GBP
Regular price
£21.99 GBP
Sale price
£14.99 GBP
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.
Bust
Media

Returns Policy, Shipping & Customer Service

  • We know you’ll love this sewing pattern as much as we do. If you aren't satisfied with the paper pattern version you have 30-days from receipt to return it. Please see our refund policy for more details;

  • We dispatch 4 times a week: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday. For more details see our Shipping Policy. Please be aware customs processing may affect delivery estimates and are outside of our control.

  • We never charge for domestic shipping and our international shipping is at a reduced rate, and is based on weight - so multiple pattern orders are cost effective. If you would like to discuss the shipping cost, please contact us.

  • You can contact us about your pattern at any time by emailing us; vintagepatternssewbeeit@gmail.com and we promise to respond within 24 hours.

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

        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

        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

        Recommended Fabrics

        Silks, Rayons, Cottons, Vyella, Nylon 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 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.