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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.

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

    Size Guide

    Head: 22” (5.9cm)
    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.
    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.
    39”, 3/8 yd.
    7/8” Grosgrain Ribbon for Head Band, ¾ yd.
    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.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Felt, Cloth, Jersey, Wool, Velvet. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level


    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.