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I Made A 1940s House Coat. Here's How It Went:

I saw this 1940s housecoat pattern on Etsy, and I just had to get it! I made it in a relatively short time frame, but I did struggle with the color and the new kinds of darts. The darts were more so more elaborate pleats, which I was kind of puzzled by.


1940s housecoat pattern

I chose a cute floral patterned fabric that I found at Joanne's because it was what I envisioned for this pattern. This housecoat also has gathered pockets, which were new to me as well. The version I made is full-length and has lace trimmings.


1940s housecoat pattern

I used some lace that was given to me by a dear friend for the trimmings, and I ordered a long light brown and zipper for  the opening in the middle. The belt that came with the the pattern was missing, so I just used a pattern piece from a 1930s dress pattern that I already had.


1940s house coat

Overall, it's a great pattern that can also be made into a cute long sleeved dress if you please. 

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