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This blouse from 1938 features a unique front yoke, and side panels that are gathered into a graceful and flattering curve. The lower edge is completed with a mid-length peplum.
The front buttons are purely decorative, and the blouse has a side seam opening, which may be finished with a placket or zipper.
Suggested Fabrics: Cotton, Linen, Silk, Lace, Canton Crepe, Faille, Rayon, Chiffon
All of our patterns are replicated directly from the original source material of the period.
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 / 26-32 Inch Waist / 35 - 41 Inch Hip, 40 - 46 Inch Bust / 34 - 40 Inch Waist / 43 - 49 Inch Hip, 48 - 54 Inch Bust / 42 - 48 Inch Waist / 51 - 57 Inch Hip
9581 PRINT 32 - 38 B