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Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Skirt, Suspenders, Braces

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Vintage Skirt, Suspenders & Braces Pattern

Meet our classic 1940's WWII Day Skirt with Braises. Here are three versions to choose from, which will take you from day to night- time and you will look incredible. Version 1 shows the pleated style, version 2, gored skirt with suspenders and version 3 is the gored skirt without the suspenders. This skirt is a real treat as you can jazz it up with a variety of modern-day fabrics.

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

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate.

Recommended Fabrics: Cottons, Poly-viscose blended, Cotton-spandex blended, Cotton-poly-viscose, Linen, Poplin.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary, depending on width of fabric and style ranging between 1.25 yards (1.1m) and 2.25 yards (2.1m). Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.

Size Guide

Waist: 24” (61cm) Hips: 33” (84cm)

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.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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