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E-Pattern- Lounging at the Lido- 1930s Beach or Lounging Pyjamas and Eton Jacket- 30"-46” Bust

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Wearing History #3017- "Lounging at the Lido"- 1930s Beach or Lounging Pyjamas and Eton Jacket

This listing is for an E-Pattern to print yourself at home on your home printer's USA letter and A4 sized paper. Now also includes A0 for copy shop printing!

**This pattern was updated to my current standard of color pattern lines in mid-July 2023. If you purchased a prior version contact me with your proof of purchase and I can send you the newer file**

Many thanks to @sophia___khan on Instagram! The second photo is her make of this pattern.
Many thanks to @mushushi on Instagram! The third photo is her make of this pattern where she is Disneybounding Mulan.


This pattern is a "Resto-Vival" pattern and is suitable for looks from the early to mid 1930s. These pyjamas (or pajamas) are as chic to wear for the seaside, on the boardwalk, or by the poolside as they are for the boudoir. In cottons and linens they are cool summer wear. In satins and silks these pajamas are glamourous for the hostess or for lounging.

The sleeveless pajamas have an open neckline accented by a two piece collar. The loose fit of the pajamas can be cinched in at the waist by using ties that can be applied by stitching at the side fronts or by creating a slit opening and passing the belt through. The ties create a bow at the center back. The back of the pajamas button up. These pajamas have very wide legs, the opening of the size 16 (bust 34) at the lower edge of the leg is 1 3/4 yards.

This pattern also includes a short sleeved cropped Eton Jacket, or bolero.


This pattern is available in Misses Sizes only. Please note that Size Pack C is not for plus sizes and is based on a Misses Size block.

ALL SIZES from 30" bust to 46" bust INCLUDED IN THIS E-PATTERN

Bust- 30-32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46
Waist- 24-26-28-30-32-34-36-38-40
Hip- 33-35-37-39-41-43-45-47-49

Note that these instructions are not illustrated and are text only and sparce compared to modern patterns. Please read below for more information on "Resto-Vival" Patterns.

This pattern was based on a vintage size 16 (bust 34) original historic pattern. This pattern was originally only available in sizes 30 inch to 38 inch bust and yardage requirements are given only for those sizes. A cutting guide is included only for size 16 (bust 34). For all other sizes please use your discretion when buying fabric lengths, and all other sizes will need to create their own cutting layout. The trouser pieces are very large and it is suggested to use at least 45" wide fabric for size packs B and C.

The sample of the pattern was made up in a linen for the blouse section and printed cotton for the trouser section with vintage buttons up the back. Please note that additional buttons were used on the sample garment, more than are indicated on the original pattern.

This listing is for the pattern to sew this yourself, not a finished garment.

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 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.



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.

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    Most patterns come as both A4/US LETTER and A0 size. You will need ADOBE READER, a free program, to print your e-pattern.

    For A4/US LETTER paper:

    Open the "READ-ME-FIRST" File for instructions on printing and piecing your pattern. Print the PDF file on your home printer, cut off on the lines given, and tape them together. Then you cut and use your pattern just as you would a normal home sewing pattern.

    For A0 size:

    This is sent away to a copyshop and printed on big sheets for you. We print A0 pattern sheets at great prices at Pattern Printing Company

  • Returns

    No returns or exchanges are accepted. Please be sure of your pattern size and type of product, either physical or digital, before purchasing.

Carefully Researched

All of our patterns are carefully researched and based on either public domain materials or our own creations. Lauren applies her decades worth of practical application of historical fashion and technical skills when making these patterns, and often supplies watch points for making. External helps are available on Wearing History on YouTube and on Wearing History Blog to help you learn to sew history.