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I grew up in an antique shop surrounded by lovely vintage clothing and I guess vintage just stuck. I took my passion for sewing and vintage lingerie and combined them into a vintage inspired pattern ...

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40's Style French Bra Pattern Depew 2014

from Mrs. Depew Vintage
(9) Name: 'Sewing : 40's Style French Bra Pattern Depew 2014
40's Style French Bra Pattern Depew 2014
40's Style French Bra Pattern Depew 2014
40's Style French Bra Pattern Depew 2014

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Add seam allowances to a pattern.

Pattern Description:

This is a digital, print-at home pattern for an amazing 1940's style bra. The pattern easily prints on your home printer and is ready to sew! The bra can be made from matching or contrasting fabrics, and features a unique 'decoupage" or cutout effect to get the shape illustrated, as well as 3 bust darts for a nicely conformed fit.

The instructions are in English.

Be sure to check out the other 4 great patterns in the "5 Sexy French Ladies" pattern series from Mrs. Depew Vintage (See 2nd photo).

------You can find over 100 vintage inspired and reproduction patterns and e-books at MrsDepew.com.---------------------

You can find a reproduction bra back closure very popular for French lingerie of this era here:

You might also want to check out Underwear and Lingerie, a how-to sew lingerie e-book with everything you'll ever need to now!

PLEASE NOTE: This is an original design based on a popular 1940's silhouette, not a reproduction of a vintage pattern.

Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage, 2012. All Rights Reserved.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Several sizes included from a 34"- 38" Bust.


  • 1/2 yard 35" or larger fabric or lace.
  • 1 1/4 yards ribbon for straps.

You Will Also Need:

  • matching thread
  • hooks and eyes or buttons