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Dawn & Gill

    Vintage Sport & 40s Jacket Pattern

    We welcome you to the ‘Eisenhower’ 1940s jacket, 100% guaranteed to make you stand out from the crowd! Both styles of jacket include a long sleeve, a unique round-tipped collar, front button fastening and a lining. The sport jacket, view 1, features a contrasting front body with one chest pocket and two hip pockets. The jacket is a longer length with a blind stitched length. The jacket, view 2, is shorter in length and finishes gathered into a waistband. The long sleeves also pleat into cuffs at the wrist. Tab fastenings allow the waistband to be furthered cinched in, and the jacket has one patch pocket on the chest.

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

    Size Guide

    Chest: 42” - 44” (107cm - 112cm)
    Neck: 16” - 16.5” (40.6cm - 41.9cm)
    Waist: 38”- 40” (97cm- 102cm)

    Sleeve Length: 34” (87cm)
    Sleeve length is Adjustable

    Sewing Notions

    Buttons, 100 yd. Spool of thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1, Sport Jacket with Contrasting Front and Pockets- Skeleton Lining
    35” Material (without nap), 1 ⅞ yds.
    39” Material (without nap), 1 ⅞ yds.
    54” Material (without nap), 1 ½ yds.

    Contrast for Front Pockets
    35” Material (without nap), 1 ⅞ yds.
    39” Material (without nap), 1 ⅜ yds.
    54” Material (without nap), 1 yd.

    Lining
    35” Material (without nap), 1 ⅞ yds.
    Note: If Plaid Material is used allow ⅛ yd. extra for matching small or medium size plaids.

    View 2, Battle Jacket
    35” Material (without nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    39” Material (without nap), 2 ⅝ yds.
    54” Material (without nap), 2 yds.
    Lining
    35” Material (without nap), 1 ⅞ yds.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Wool, Rayon, Linen, Denim, Tweed, Corduroy, Poplin, Cotton Broadcloth, Seersucker, Plisse, Washable Synthetics, Rayon Flannel, Rayon Gaberdine.

    An Image illustrates the fabric: Luscious Fleece - Mauve Check and Pure Luxury - Boiled Wool - Hot Rust from our Recommended Partner Croft Mill.
    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.