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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Downton Abbey Blouse Pattern

        A war-time wonder brought to you, featuring three versions of this exquisite Peasant blouse with long sleeves, elastic at waistline, tailored blouse and tunic blouse with square neck and long sleeves.

        Offered here as; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Sizes: Medium
        Bust 34"- 36" (86.4 cm-91.5cm)
        Waist: 28” – 30” (71.2cm – 76.2cm)
        Hip (7” below natural waistline): 37” – 39” (94cm- 99.1cm)

        Sewing Notions

        View 1 or 3. Snaps for sleeves and 1 button for neck. View 3. Zipper for placket. 50 yd. Spool of thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        MATERIAL REQUIRED
        View 1, Peasant Blouse with Long Sleeves -
        Elastic at Waistline
        27” Squares of Scarf Material, Four Squares for Any Size
        Elastic, ¾ yd.
        View 2, Tailored Blouse
        27” Squares of Scarf Material, Four Squares for Any Size
        View 3 Tunic Blouse with Square Neck and Long Sleeves
        27” Squares of Scarf Material, Four Squares for Any Size
        Slide Fastener for Placket, 5 yds.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        Scarf material, Pique, Cotton, Rayon, Silk, Satin, Jersey. 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.

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