RH1403 — 1942 Ladies’ Suit


1940s Ladies’ Suit sewing pattern



Get Career Wear circa 1942 in this easy-to-use pattern!

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, our 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).

All sizes (busts 30″ to 48″) 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.

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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

Additional information

Weight 0.25 lbs
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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