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  • 4 ladies in 4 versions of top made from one pattern. V neck or scooped neck and cropped or full length sleeveless and dart fitted, Combined with dart fitted shorts , full circle skirt or pedal pusher slacks
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        'Lemon Squeezy' Blouse & Bra Tops Pattern

        1950's fabulous rare Blouse & Bra. Blouses V. 1 and 2 are sleeveless and have side zipper closing. V. 1 has V neckline front and back...V. 2 has scoop neckline front and back. V. 3 and 4 bras fasten in back with 3 buttons. V. 3 has V neckline front and back and top-stitching details. V. 4 has scoop neckline front and back.

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

        Size Guide

        Bust 34" (86.4cm)
        Waist 24" (61cm)
        Hips 36" (91.4m)
        Back length - neck base to waist, 16 1/4"
        Finished back length of blouse, 22 1/2"

        Bust 36" (91.5cm)
        Waist 28" (71.1cm)
        Hips 38" (96.5m)
        Back length - neck base to waist, 16 1/2"
        Finished back length of blouse, 22 3/4"

        Bust: 40” (101.6cm)
        Waist: 32” (81.3cm)
        Hip: 42” (106.7cm)
        Back length – neck base to waist: 17” (43.2cm)
        Finished back length of blouse: 23 ¼” (59cm)

        Sewing Notions

        View 1,2,3 and 4: 2 spools thread. View 1 and 2: 12" separating zipper for side opening, bias seam binding (opt.). View 3 and 4: 3 buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Bust 34"(86.4cm)
        View 1 - Blouse
        35" or 36" fabric with or without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        44" or 45" fabric without nap, 1 yd.
        50" fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.
        52" or 54" fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        V. 1 Blouse facings (if nap or heavy fab. is used) 1/2 yd. 35", 36", 39" fab. without nap.

        View 2 Blouse
        35" or 36" fabric with nap, 1 7/8 yds.
        35" or 36" fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
        44" or 45" fabric without nap, 1 yd.
        50" fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.

        View 3 Bra
        Even lengthwise striped fabric (cut crosswise)- 35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, 5/8 yd.

        V. 2 Blouse facings (if nap or heavy fabric is used) ½ yd. 35”, 36”, 39” fabric without nap.

        View 3 or 4 Bra and Bra Facing- Plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 1/4 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 7/8yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3/8 yd.

        View 3 Bra facing (when lengthwise striped fabric is used) Plain fabric
        35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, 5/8 yd.

        Bust 36" (91.5cm)
        View 1 - Blouse
        35" or 36" fabric with or without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        44" or 45" fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yd.
        50" fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.
        52" or 54" fabric without nap, 1 yd.
        V. 1 Blouse facings (if nap or heavy fab. is used) 1/2 yd. 35", 36", 39" fab. without nap.

        View 2 Blouse
        35" or 36" fabric with nap, 1 7/8 yds.
        35" or 36" fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
        44" or 45" fabric without nap, 1 1/4 yd.
        50" fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.

        View 3 Bra
        Even lengthwise striped fabric (cut crosswise)- 35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, 3/4 yd.

        V. 2 Blouse facings (if nap or heavy fabric is used) ½ yd. 35”, 36”, 39” fabric without nap.

        View 3 or 4 Bra and Bra Facing- Plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 1/4 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 1yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.

        View 3 Bra facing (when lengthwise striped fabric is used) Plain fabric
        35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, 3/4 yd.

        Bust: 40” (101.6cm)
        View 1 Blouse
        35” pr 36” fabric with or without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        50” fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.
        52” or 54” fabric without nap, 1 yd.
        V. 1 Blouse facings (if nap or heavy fabric is used) ½ yd. 35”, 36”, 39” fabric without nap.

        View 2 Blouse
        35” or 36” fabric with nap, 2 yds.
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
        50” fabric with or without nap, 1 yd.
        View 3 Bra (when lengthwise striped fabric (cut crosswise) 35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, ¾ yd.
        V. 2 Blouse facings (if nap or heavy fabric is used) ½ yd. 35”, 36”, 39” fabric without nap.

        View 3 or 4 Bra and Bra Facing Plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 ½ yds.
        39” fabric without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 yd.
        View 3 Bra facing (when lengthwise striped fabric is used) Plain fabric
        35”, 36”, 39”, 44”, 45” fabric without nap, ¾ yd.

        12 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        V. 1 and V. 2: velveteen, cottons, pique, poplin, rayons, silks, blends, satin, peau de sole. V. 1 also in: wool crepe, jersey. V. 3 (even lengthwise st. or plain) and V. 4: cottons, poplin, sailcloth, rayons, silks, blends. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Beginner

        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.