This "Resto-Vival" pattern is a digital pattern for a bra dating to the wartime 1940s.
Wearing History #4003D
1940s Bra E- Pattern
Pattern size- Bust 32, with no cup size indicated.
This pattern runs large. and I would estimate the finished sample size at it a 34B-C or 36A-B. The mannequin measures 35" around the bust and is about a B cup.
This pattern is SINGLE SIZE, not multisize. No other sizes are available in this pattern.
This pattern is true to the original period pattern lines and includes original seam allowances and ease.
Instructions from the original period instruction sheet are included. Note that vintage instructions may be difficult for the modern sewer to comprehend. Intermediate dressmaking knowledge and a muslin mock up of the pattern are suggested, as vintage fit, ease, and construction are different than modern standards.
Sample notes: The sample was made with topstitching detail (stitching lines not indicated original pattern), and the edges were finished with bias facing instead of the bias binding called for in the original pattern. When finished with bias binding the bra will be 1/2" taller at top and bottom in length than the sample bra that is pictured.
You are getting a multi-page PDF of the pattern pieces and the instructions to print out on regular 8.5" x 11" letter paper. Cutting instructions are included for the shoulder strap piece- the original is a rectangle and will not fit on print out paper.
Print this pattern out on your home printer. When printing make sure you select to print the pattern the original size in your print options. Some printers automatically resize images but the image I send to you is true to original scale and must be printed in the original size to be correct.
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