RH1408 — 1942 Ladies’ Bias-Cut Jumper and Blouse


1940s Jumper and Blouse sewing pattern



Buy this wonderful figure-flattering pattern!

Based on an original pattern from 1942, this ladies’ bias-cut jumper in just past knee-length and can be worn with or without the matching blouse.  Blouse features full-length or short sleeves and a rounded 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.

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Fabric Suggestions:  Jumper — corduroy, velveteen, flannel, wool jersey, gabardine, soft woollen, linen, faille
Blouse — silk shirting, handkerchief linen, rayons, cotton

Notions:  five buttons, snaps, and shoulder padding for blouse, 10″ zipper or snaps, bias binding for jumper

Yardage:  Jumper — 3 yards 54″ wide or 4 yards 40″ wide (buy extra if matching stripes)
Blouse (long sleeves) — 2.5 yards 40″ wide


Patterns Will Ship 26th January!  

Buying this pattern constitutes a pre-order.  This pattern is currently in production.  Your card will be charged at the time of order and the pattern will ship before the end of January.   By placing a pre-order, you agree for us to charge your card now to help us with production costs.  In return, you will have one of the first patterns that prints.  Please allow time to print and ship your pattern.  Any items ordered with a pre-order will wait to ship until the pre-order prints.  If you need to have something right away, please place a separate order for that item.


Additional information

Weight 0.25 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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