1940s | Blouses

The Made from Scraps Blouse: Simplicity 1554, circa 1940s

January 20, 2012

The Facts:

Fabric: Cotton shirting bought over four years ago that I found while cleaning out my closet, about $4/yard
Pattern: Simplicity 1554
Year: 1945
Notions: black plastic buttons, $1
Time to complete: 6 hours
First worn: Hasn’t been worn yet!
Wear again? Yes!
Total price: $5?

Pattern used:

I found this already-cut plaid cotton shirting wadded up in a ball at the back of my closet. The blouse is very comfortable and came together pretty quickly (from cutting to stitching) in about an afternoon.

More construction details can be found on my blog.

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