Make a dress that’ll suit you swell with this easy Reconstructing History pattern!
Based on an original pattern from 1941, this ladies’ jumper can be made thigh-length or just past knee-length and can be worn with or without the matching blouse. Blouse features full-length or short sleeves and a standard shirt collar.
All sizes (busts 30″ to 50″) come in the same envelope. Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you’ve come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Fabric Suggestions: Jumper — corduroy, velveteen, flannel, wool jersey, gabardine, soft woollen, linen, faille
Blouse — silk shirting, handkerchief linen, rayons, cotton
Notions: buttons and shoulder padding for blouse, 10″ zipper for jumper
Yardage: Jumper — 2 yards 54″ wide or 3 yards 40″ wide
Blouse (long sleeves) — 1.5 yards 54″ wide