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  • Pattern front illustration showing 5 women wearing the 3 different styles of hat featured in this pattern.
  • Photograph of a woman wearing vintage beret.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "1940s Pattern, Berets, Hats"
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Dawn & Gill

    1940s Hat Set

    Its your turn to make a fashion statement! A very chic set of beret hats that can be worn embellished with a jewel clip or ribbon trim, made in plain, patterned or contrasting fabric would look beautiful coordinated with your favourite outfit.

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

    Size Guide

    Head size: 23" (58.4cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Head Size 23" (58.4cm)
    VIEW A -
    35”, 39” or 42” Material (With or without nap), 3/8 yd.
    6” Wide Fringe Trimming, 3/8 yd.
    28” Pliable Crinoline, ½ yd.
    52” Light Weight Wool Jersey, ¼ yd.
    Headband, 1” Wide Grosgrain Ribbon, ¾ yd.
    VIEW B -
    35”, 39”, 42” or 52” Material (With or without nap), 3/8 yd.
    Lining, 35” or 39” Material, 3/8 yd.
    Interlining, 35” Muslin, ½ yd.
    Headband, 1” Wide Grosgrain Ribbon, ¾ yd.
    See Note No. 1 below
    VIEW C -
    35” or 39” Material (With or without nap), ½ yd.
    42” Material (Without nap), ¼ yd.
    Interlining, 28” Pliable Crinoline, ½ yd.
    Headband, 1” Wide Grosgrain Ribbon, ¾ yd.
    See Note 2 below

    NOTE NO. 1 – The plaid beret requires 3/8 yd. of 1” wide brown ribbon for trimming. The green beret may be trimmed with a jewelled clip or pin.
    NOTE NO. 2 – The pink beret is trimmed with 1 bottle or small bunch of pearl beads and 3 dozen colored rhinestones. The navy hat is trimmed with metal bells.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Felt, Jersey, Wool, Velvet. Trimmings- jewels, ribbons, rhinestones. 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 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.