The Military Styled Greatcoat for Women
Posted 05 March 2011 - 08:20 PM
Here is a pattern for a "woman warden's greatcoat" from a wartime Tailor & Cutter edition:
The collar draft in detail:
Posted 05 March 2011 - 10:10 PM
BTW please forgive the graininess of the scans, which is largely due to the poor quality paper these authentic wartime issues of The Tailor & Cutter were printed on. I suspect that due to rationing, quality paper was not readily available and it looks almost like newsprint quality paper was used and this has deteriorated over the decades. It is all part of the authenticity and grittiness (literally!) of these drafts.
Posted 09 March 2011 - 02:58 AM
Besides that I'm delighted to see it closed either right over left or left over right, which I prefer.
Posted 27 August 2011 - 01:26 PM
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