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  • 4 women wearing hats. 3 front views included on woman with a veil holding a bag, one with a blue hat and matching jacket and one with a pink hat with added flowers. 4th women shows the back view of the hat.
  • Line drawing of pattern pieces included in "1940s Pattern, Hat & Drawstring Evening Purse"
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Close Fitting Headwear & Handbag

        This chic wartime Hat & Evening Bag for a sectional small hat, shaped at front. Create the perfect accessory to any outfit and add a coordinated bag, gathered to join flat with a rounded bottom. Finished with drawstring top.

        Sectional, small hat shaped at front. One piece bag, gathered to join a flat, round bottom. Finish with drawing top.

        Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Head size: 22" (56cm)
        Bag: One Size

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        YARDAGE (With or Without Nap)
        Head size: 22” (56cm)
        35”, 39” or 54”, 3/8 yd.
        35”, 39” or 54”, ½ yd.
        HAT AND BAG:
        35”, ¾ yd.
        54”, ½ yd.
        Felt 72”, 3/8 yd.
        HAT AND BAG – Of Cross Ribbed Fabrics
        39”, 1 yd.
        NOTE: Self fabric drawstring is included in all bag measurements. Use novelty cord in place of bulky or heavy fabrics.
        HAT LINING
        39”, 3/8 yd.
        7/8” Grosgrain Ribbon for Head Band, ¾ yd.
        BAG LINING
        39”, 3/8 yd.
        Heavy Buckram, ¼ yd.
        NOTE I: Hat is cut bias and is not suitable for plaid or striped fabrics.
        Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

        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)

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        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.