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E-PATTERN- Lana- 1940's Blouse and Crop Tops

$12.00

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Download and print at home n US Letter or A4 size paper.

 

Announcing Lana!  This Resto-Vival sewing pattern is from the post-WWII 1940's and features a blouse and crop tops that can take you from day to evening wear.

This pattern can be made from woven fabric or from 35" scarves!  How fun!

The original pattern description reads:

"A) This shepherdess neck blouse is smart for daytime, sports or evening wear.  It has cap sleeves and buttons in back.  B)  Bare neck, cap sleeve, bare midriff blouse for sun wear. C) Bare midriff blouse with drawstring sleeves for evening."

- IMPORTANT NOTE About This Pattern’s Fit -

In order to retain historical accuracy, the proportions of this pattern are unchanged from the original period source material. It is important to note that we found the pattern to run about a size large, and also found it to run wide in the neckline. It is highly suggested to test a mock up and tailor the pattern to your preference after testing fit.

This pattern is a multi-sized pattern and includes sizes 30"-42" bust in one packet.

This pattern is in MISSES SIZING. Juniors or plus sizes may need alterations.

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- About Wearing History 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 printed on sturdy bond paper instead of tissue and 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.

 

- HOW TO USE THIS E-PATTERN - 

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.  

This pattern comes in 4 files, in a compressed folder

You will need to uncompress (or unzip) your folder prior to use.

  • 35 sheets of paper for the pattern.  Included are both COLOR and black and white pattern file, so you can pick which one to print
  • 10 sheets of paper for the sewing instructions
  • 1 for the e-pattern "how to" sheet. 

46 total sheets of 8.5" x 11" sized paper or A4 sized paper are needed to make all garments in this pattern.  This pattern file is formatted to fit on both sizes of paper, and there will be varying thicknesses of white border, which will be cut off, according to pattern instructions. 

 

-  How to Download -  

You will be able to download this pattern after your order is marked as "Completed".  

If ordering with mailed product, purchased with an unconfirmed Paypal address, or purchased with a credit card, there may be a slight delay, as I will need to manually approve the transaction before the system marks it as "completed".

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 or non-profit use.  Commercial or production use 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.  Help support indie small business by telling your friends to purchase their own copy of this pattern from http://wearinghistory.clothing

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