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1942 Ladies' Suit Pattern
1942 Ladies' Suit Pattern

RC1042 - 1942 Ladies' Suit Pattern. Check out this stunning suit! Based on an original pattern from 1942 Career Wear circa 1942! All sizes (busts 30" to 48") come in the same envelope. Are you tired of wearing mannish suits to the office? Crave a time when women's clothing was more feminine? Need a jacket and skirt that don't look like what everyone else at work is wearing? This suit is this year's hot ticket! Based on an original pattern from 1942, this suit consists of a knee-length flared belted skirt and hip-length jacket with flattering princess lines. Jacket can be made with short sleeves or long. Neckline can button to throat or open into revers (lapels). Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes. Fabric Suggestions: suit weights. Notions: buttons, 7" zipper or snaps, hooks and eyes, shoulder padding Yardage: 3.5 yards 54" wide or 5 yards 40" wide. Looking for a simple outfit to wear to those Spring WWII events. Just looking for the perfect top off for your vintage look? Golden Age of Hollywood, with such great actresses as Greta Garbo, Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner, Ingrid Bergman, Betty Grable, Vivien Leigh, Ava Gardner, Olivia de Havilland or Katharine Hepburn. Picture wearing this coat as you kiss Humphrey Bogart for the last time and get on the plane! Picture dashing through the rain in a black and white film women had such style and flair, such femininity. Authentic, Documented Historic Clothing Patterns for the Living History, Museum and Theatrical Costumer.

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