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E-Pattern- Size C- WWII Homefront- 1940s Overalls, Playsuit, & Trousers- Sewing Pattern

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This Listing is For SIZE PACK C
For other sizes, visit my store http://wearinghistory.etsy.com

This listing is for an E-Pattern to print yourself at home on your home printer's USA letter and A4 sized paper.

--- DESCRIPTION ---

A perfect addition to your 1940s wardrobe, these overalls are both functional and fashionable! Every WWII gal needed a pair of trousers or overalls when working toward Victory, and with this pattern you can make this vintage essential for your wardrobe!

This pattern features a lovely V neckline, straps that criss-cross at the back, a set in belt, and trousers with optional front pockets. This can be worn over a blouse (blouse NOT included in this pattern, blouse pictured is from Smooth Sailing pattern), but the overalls hit high enough that you could wear them without a blouse, as in the late 1930's "Farmerette" fashion, or as a playsuit with shorts. The front of the pants have a tuck on each side, which is hidden when the pockets are used. The tuck will be visible if no pockets are used. If made without the top, these make excellent trousers, and when made in denim and with the pockets, they are great 1940's jeans!

--- SIZING ---

This Listing is For SIZE PACK C.
Measurements given in inches.

BUST 42 - 44 - 46
WAIST 36 - 38 - 40
HIP 45 - 47 - 49

This pattern is in MISSES SIZING. Larger sizes are based off the same misses size pattern and ARE NOT plus size. Plus sizes will most likely require more alterations in order to fit properly.

**This pattern runs small in the hip. This pattern has very little ease, and runs small in the hips. Order the next size larger if you need more room in the hip or desire more ease. Refer to the finished garment measurements given below**

If you are between sizes, order your size by your largest measurement, as it is always easier to take a pattern in than add to it.

--- PATTERN TECHNICAL INFO ---

This pattern is a Wearing History Resto-Vival pattern based on an original period mail order pattern from the WWII era. Unlike the other Resto-Vival patterns, which are follow the outline of original period pattern pieces, this pattern needed serious corrections in order to make the pattern fit together properly. I have edited, corrected, and improved this pattern so you can be sure the pieces will go together as they should. This pattern retains authentic period fit, including the lower crotch rise length that is different than the rise in today's trousers.


This pattern includes pattern instructions based on on the original instructions. Some notes have been added to the instructions to aid in construction.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

BUST 43 - 45 - 47
WAIST 36.5 - 38.5 - 40.5
HIP (at 7" below waist) 46 - 48 - 50
This pattern is in MISSES SIZING. Larger sizes are based off the same misses size pattern and ARE NOT plus size. Plus sizes will most likely require more alterations in order to fit properly.

This pattern was originally available in Misses sizes 30" bust to 40" bust, but this pattern has been graded to expand the sizes to size 30" bust through 46" bust. Sizes above 40" bust have been supplemented with yardage requirements and cutting charts which were not available in the original pattern.



--- ABOUT THIS DOWNLOAD ---

YOU WILL NEED ADOBE READER, A FREE PDF READER PROGRAM, IN ORDER TO OPEN AND PRINT THIS PATTERN.

This pattern is formatted for USA Letter Size and A4 sized paper. You will need to print this pattern to 100% scale. Open the "READ-ME-FIRST" File for instructions on printing and piecing your pattern.

This pattern is tiled into letter sized paper. You will print these documents on your home printer, cut, and tape them together, to form a larger pattern layout. Then you cut and use your pattern just as you would a normal home sewing pattern.

38 total sheets of 8.5" x 11" sized paper or A4 sized paper are needed for this pattern.
-30 sheets of paper for the pattern
-7 for the instruction pack,
-1 for the e-pattern "how to print and use" sheet.


--- USE POLICY ---
By purchasing this pattern you agree to the following terms: This e-pattern is licensed exclusively to the person who purchases this pattern from Wearing History for the sole purpose of home sewing use by the individual who purchases the pattern. Commercial or production use or making items to sell from this pattern is prohibited. Do not share this pattern by email or any other form. Remember, I make my living by using my talents to make these patterns available. Help support indie small business by telling your friends to purchase their own copy of this pattern from http://wearinghistory.etsy.com

--- ABOUT WEARING HISTORT RESTO-VIVAL PATTERNS ---

Resto-Vival™ Patterns are original historic patterns that have been restored and revived. Original patterns are usually available only in single sizes, precut from tissue paper and totally unprinted, with details like grainlines and darts indicated only by small perforations. Resto-Vival™ patterns are clearly marked with drawn and labeled markings. These markings aid the modern sewer in understanding the markings of the original pattern and the construction of the garment. Resto-Vival™ patterns follow the period shapes of the original patterns, maintaining the historical accuracy of the completed garment. Original period instructions are included. These instructions are text only (unless otherwise noted) and fairly minimal, especially compared to instructions for modern patterns. At least an intermediate knowledge of dressmaking and a good familiarity with pattern construction is suggested. You may choose to have a modern or period sewing book handy to help with basic construction methods that the pattern instructions do not cover in detail. Also, fitting a muslin mockup is strongly recommended, as all garments were meant to be worn over period foundation garments or corsetry.

Please view my other items by visiting my store, and read my shop policies prior to ordering. Thanks!
This Listing is For SIZE PACK C
For other sizes, visit my store http://wearinghistory.etsy.com

This listing is for an E-Pattern to print yourself at home on your home printer's USA letter and A4 sized paper.

--- DESCRIPTION ---

A perfect addition to your 1940s wardrobe, these overalls are both functional and fashionable! Every WWII gal needed a pair of trousers or overalls when working toward Victory, and with this pattern you can make this vintage essential for your wardrobe!

This pattern features a lovely V neckline, straps that criss-cross at the back, a set in belt, and trousers with optional front pockets. This can be worn over a blouse (blouse NOT included in this pattern, blouse pictured is from Smooth Sailing pattern), but the overalls hit high enough that you could wear them without a blouse, as in the late 1930's "Farmerette" fashion, or as a playsuit with shorts. The front of the pants have a tuck on each side, which is hidden when the pockets are used. The tuck will be visible if no pockets are used. If made without the top, these make excellent trousers, and when made in denim and with the pockets, they are great 1940's jeans!

--- SIZING ---

This Listing is For SIZE PACK C.
Measurements given in inches.

BUST 42 - 44 - 46
WAIST 36 - 38 - 40
HIP 45 - 47 - 49

This pattern is in MISSES SIZING. Larger sizes are based off the same misses size pattern and ARE NOT plus size. Plus sizes will most likely require more alterations in order to fit properly.

**This pattern runs small in the hip. This pattern has very little ease, and runs small in the hips. Order the next size larger if you need more room in the hip or desire more ease. Refer to the finished garment measurements given below**

If you are between sizes, order your size by your largest measurement, as it is always easier to take a pattern in than add to it.

--- PATTERN TECHNICAL INFO ---

This pattern is a Wearing History Resto-Vival pattern based on an original period mail order pattern from the WWII era. Unlike the other Resto-Vival patterns, which are follow the outline of original period pattern pieces, this pattern needed serious corrections in order to make the pattern fit together properly. I have edited, corrected, and improved this pattern so you can be sure the pieces will go together as they should. This pattern retains authentic period fit, including the lower crotch rise length that is different than the rise in today's trousers.


This pattern includes pattern instructions based on on the original instructions. Some notes have been added to the instructions to aid in construction.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

BUST 43 - 45 - 47
WAIST 36.5 - 38.5 - 40.5
HIP (at 7" below waist) 46 - 48 - 50
This pattern is in MISSES SIZING. Larger sizes are based off the same misses size pattern and ARE NOT plus size. Plus sizes will most likely require more alterations in order to fit properly.

This pattern was originally available in Misses sizes 30" bust to 40" bust, but this pattern has been graded to expand the sizes to size 30" bust through 46" bust. Sizes above 40" bust have been supplemented with yardage requirements and cutting charts which were not available in the original pattern.



--- ABOUT THIS DOWNLOAD ---

YOU WILL NEED ADOBE READER, A FREE PDF READER PROGRAM, IN ORDER TO OPEN AND PRINT THIS PATTERN.

This pattern is formatted for USA Letter Size and A4 sized paper. You will need to print this pattern to 100% scale. Open the "READ-ME-FIRST" File for instructions on printing and piecing your pattern.

This pattern is tiled into letter sized paper. You will print these documents on your home printer, cut, and tape them together, to form a larger pattern layout. Then you cut and use your pattern just as you would a normal home sewing pattern.

38 total sheets of 8.5" x 11" sized paper or A4 sized paper are needed for this pattern.
-30 sheets of paper for the pattern
-7 for the instruction pack,
-1 for the e-pattern "how to print and use" sheet.


--- USE POLICY ---
By purchasing this pattern you agree to the following terms: This e-pattern is licensed exclusively to the person who purchases this pattern from Wearing History for the sole purpose of home sewing use by the individual who purchases the pattern. Commercial or production use or making items to sell from this pattern is prohibited. Do not share this pattern by email or any other form. Remember, I make my living by using my talents to make these patterns available. Help support indie small business by telling your friends to purchase their own copy of this pattern from http://wearinghistory.etsy.com

--- ABOUT WEARING HISTORT RESTO-VIVAL PATTERNS ---

Resto-Vival™ Patterns are original historic patterns that have been restored and revived. Original patterns are usually available only in single sizes, precut from tissue paper and totally unprinted, with details like grainlines and darts indicated only by small perforations. Resto-Vival™ patterns are clearly marked with drawn and labeled markings. These markings aid the modern sewer in understanding the markings of the original pattern and the construction of the garment. Resto-Vival™ patterns follow the period shapes of the original patterns, maintaining the historical accuracy of the completed garment. Original period instructions are included. These instructions are text only (unless otherwise noted) and fairly minimal, especially compared to instructions for modern patterns. At least an intermediate knowledge of dressmaking and a good familiarity with pattern construction is suggested. You may choose to have a modern or period sewing book handy to help with basic construction methods that the pattern instructions do not cover in detail. Also, fitting a muslin mockup is strongly recommended, as all garments were meant to be worn over period foundation garments or corsetry.

Please view my other items by visiting my store, and read my shop policies prior to ordering. Thanks!

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(1,416)
Reviewed by dorothee dupont
5 out of 5 stars
May 18, 2018
Perfect :) Quel bonheur de pouvoir trouver d'anciens modèles (avec parfois des tailles "plus size"). Je recherchais ce type de salopette depuis longtemps. Merci à Wearing History de préserver ces trésors.
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E-Pattern- Size C- WWII Homefront- 1940s Overalls, Playsuit, & Trousers- Sewing Pattern

Reviewed by talara225
3 out of 5 stars
Mar 14, 2018
It was a bit confusing to follow.
E-Pattern- 1940s Brassiere Bra Sewing Pattern- PDF- Wearing History

Reviewed by sara schier-hanson
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 22, 2018
Just arrived and already cut this out. Now to lay it out on fabric. Easy to piece together pattern. A couple pages did come out twice with the pdf.
E-Pattern- 1940s Panties & Bloomers- Wearing History PDF Vintage Sewing Pattern

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--You do not have to be afraid of harming a delicate original vintage pattern.
--They cost a fraction of the price of purchasing an original rare vintage pattern.
--The patterns are easier to understand and clearly marked pieces instead of holes or dot markings.
--Most patterns are multi-sized so you can cut the size you need. Original vintage patterns were only single size in a packet.
--E-patterns are downloadable and printable at home. You can buy and start sewing in a weekend!
--Several Wearing History patterns are drafted by me and/or have new instructions (These are the Signature Styles patterns).
--Very little ease is included in comparison to modern standards, and most run true to size.
--Armholes and sleeves fit higher than tighter than modern standards. You may need to alter your sleeves & armscyes if you prefer modern fit with more ease.
--Resto-Vival patterns are based on original period patterns and were meant to be worn with period foundations- Girdles, period bras, etc may make a difference in fit. A Victorian or Edwardian garment will be sized to fit over a corset.
--All patterns are based on Misses or Women's patterns. Petites, tall, juniors, and & sizes will most likely need adjustments
--ALWAYS make a mock up before cutting into your final fabric.
New patterns based on original period sources or brand new designs with new step-by-step illustrated instructions, improved fit, and new cutting layouts and yardage requirements for modern fabric widths. These patterns can either be based on period originals with changes that improve the original pattern fit and instructions, or a unique draft to Wearing History that has been drafted by me personally and heavily researched to be period correct. These patterns also include instructions that are hand drawn or digitally drawn and composed by me personally.
Resto-Vival patterns are restored and revived based on historical pattern source material. Original patterns are usually available only in single sizes, precut from tissue paper and totally unprinted, with details like grainlines and darts indicated only by small perforations. Resto-Vival™ patterns are clearly marked with drawn and labeled markings. Resto-Vival™ patterns follow the period shapes of the original patterns, maintaining the historical accuracy of the completed garment. Original period instructions are included, the complexity of which can vary from pattern to pattern. Older patterns may have text only instructions. Intermediate to advanced sewing knowledge is recommended. We suggest keeping a sewing book handy.
I ALWAYS suggest to make a muslin mock up to check fit and construction before cutting into your fashion fabric. Every body is different, even if measurements are similar, and making a mock up of inexpensive fabric is the only surefire way to make sure your garment will fit your unique figure and have the ease you want. Don’t make a garment out of your final fabric without testing and expect it to be perfect- it’s just not feasible. It’s kind of like going shopping at the mall– you don’t expect every item on a hanger to fit you perfectly and it requires some trying on. Not all sizes run the same between all the stores and brands. The same is true of sewing patterns, so make your mock up!
I'm sorry, I do not offer pattern making services, pattern grading services, or custom sewing.
Please view each individual pattern for size information, as size can vary from pattern to pattern.
Please keep in mind that patterns are based on misses or women's sizing. Plus size, juniors, petites, and tall sizes will most likely require additional alterations so I highly suggest making a mock up before sewing your final garment.
All patterns are full size, unless otherwise indicated. They may use a LOT of paper to print, but are already sized and graded for you.
When you buy an e-pattern from me, you receive a multi-page PDF file you download to your computer and print at home. The patterns are formatted to fit on both 8.5 x 11 sized letter and A4 paper. All pages are tiled to make it easy for home sewists to print at home and then assemble into a larger pattern sheet.
You print the patterns at 100% scale or "actual size", and then cut and tape the dotted lines together.
All pattern pages are numbered, so you can keep track of you process. An additional file is included to help with assembly- make sure you read it before you print your files.
I have been told by many customers that my e-patterns are some of the easiest to assemble, and I'm thankful for their high praise!
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