Make yourself a Coat with true 1940s style with this EASY period pattern!
Looking for a simple coat to wear to those Spring WW2 events? Need a cover-up for the dash through the April Showers to the Swing dance? Just looking for the perfect coat to top off your vintage look? Our Ladies' Princesse Redingote Coat is just the thing.
Based on an original pattern from 1941, this coat is just past knee-length with flattering princess lines and features two-piece sleeves, tie or single button front closure, and can be made with or without a collar.
Fits busts 30" to 48". All sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: silk crepe, wool crepe, velveteen, wool flannel, heavy linen and fabrics of similar weight and drape
Notions: one 1" button (optional), shoulder pads
Yardage Requirements: 3.5 yards 54" wide or 5 yards 40" wide