The 1940’s blouse I have been working on this month from the DuBarry 5327 Pattern (1942) is finished!
I chose to view 2A in a nice flower pattern with fabric I had picked up at a JoAnn’s fabric store on the Oregon Coast.
Despite being an unprinted pattern, I found all the directions and actual construction to be fairly easy. This was a lot of ‘firsts’ for me: first unprinted pattern, first pleats, first gathers, first buttonholes, first covered buttons, first hem, and my first set-in sleeves. I definitely plan on using this pattern again and again!
The sleeves have these great little pleats on them: