1945 Beach Tops B40-1624
B40-1624; 1945 Beach Tops in four styles
14-piece pattern originally by Simplicity Pattern Co., 'Style I, fitted with darts, buttons in front and has a low, shaped neckline. Style II is gathered at the sides and center front. The shoulder straps join to the sides and band goes around the lower edge and ties in back. In Style III, a strap is inserted through the casing, goes around the neck and ties at the center front. In Style IV, the upper section is fitted with darts. Tie ends join to the lower section and fasten in back. Straps joined to the upper edge tie at the back of the neck.'
¾” seam allowance is given at shoulder and underarm (side) seams to permit alteration. ½” is allowed on all other edges.
In the images, you see Lil in her fabulous linen version of Views 2 and 3. She was our top finalist wearing these tops with the 1945 Trousers and braces in the EvaDress Fabulous Forties Pattern Challenge!
Fits 12-40 (30" to 40" bust, 26" to 30" waist, 35" to 39" hip).