PRINTED PATTERN- Circa 1934 Coat Pattern- Bust 36- Wearing History
This coat pattern from 1934 has princess seams, raglan sleeves, and a lovely large collar. It fastens with one button at the waist. This coat can be made in one fabric or made in two with a contrast fabric or fur collar. We suggest using faux fur.
This pattern’s original instructions are very minimal, which is true to the period. These instructions tell how to put the basic coat together. We have added basic tips and watchpoints for working with this pattern. If you wish to do more detailed tailoring, we suggest using a tailoring book in addition to these instructions.
~ Size ~
Bust 36”, Waist 30”, Hip 39”
NOT a multi-size pattern. We ran into issues with multi sizing, but instead of not offering the pattern at all, we decided to offer it in the original size so current sewing enthusiasts can enjoy it.
Finished length from back of neck about 50 1/2”.
Width at lower edge about 1 5/8 yards.
~ Yardage Requirements ~
Coat with Contrasting Collar
35 Inch Material (with or without nap)- 4 3/4 yards
39 Inch Material (Without Nap)- 4 1/2
54 Inch Material (Without Nap)- 3 1/4 yards
Collar, 50 Inch Fur Cloth- 5/8 yards.
Coat in All One Material
35 Inch Material (with or without nap)- 5 3/8 yards
39 Inch Material (Without Nap)- 5
54 Inch Material (Without Nap)- 3 5/8 yards
Lining 39 Inch Material- 3 3/8
- 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.
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HOW TO USE E-PATTERNS
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
No returns or exchanges are accepted. Please be sure of your pattern size and type of product, either physical or digital, before purchasing.
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.