Revival Designed1565 - 32 - 38 Print
32 - 38 Inch Bust
40 - 46 Inch Bust
48 - 54 Inch Bust
This lovely jacket made of felt or fabric - is based on the embroidered Mexican Tourist Jackets of the 1940s.
Its loose-back swing style, and iconic motifs and text from around the world, create a design that will have heads turning!
Suggested Fabrics: Felt, Woolens, Linen, Cotton Broadcloth, Cotton Sateen
All of our patterns are replicated directly from the original source material of the period.
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A Note About Grading Vintage Patterns
Grading from one size into a wider range of sizes is both a science and an art. This is especially true with vintage patterns, that were often inaccurately manufactured, or previously used/altered by a past seamstress.
Prior to grading, the digitized original size is checked to make sure that seam edges and notches match. The grading process can (and often does) introduce some variables. This can be especially true when expanding or shrinking more than three sizes from the original. Such as from a 32 Bust to 42 Bust. Or down from a 42 Bust to a 32 Bust.
You may see some little peaks or valleys along curved edges like armholes or sleeve caps. Just adjust your cutting to smooth out the curve where needed. Shoulder seams and neck lines may widen or lengthen disproportionately – use the closest size to your measurements, and adjust accordingly.
Always sew a test garment to verify and alter fit before constructing the garment out of your final fabric.
32 - 38 Inch Bust, 40 - 46 Inch Bust, 48 - 54 Inch Bust
1565 - 32 - 38 Print