1940s jacket

Step back in time with our collection of 1940s jackets. Find the perfect vintage piece to add a touch of nostalgia to your wardrobe. Explore our top picks and embrace the timeless style of the 1940s.
4 Cate's 1944 Eisenhower jacket Couture, Vintage, Mechanics Jacket, 1940s Jacket, Military Jacket Pattern, 1940's Style, 1940s Clothes, Military Jacket Women, 1940s Fashion

There was a big drop-off in submissions for the HSM War & Peace challenge. Either the novelty wore off for some people after the first three challenges, the theme was too obscure, or it’s just a really busy time of year. Still, the submissions there were were fabulous, and hopefully people will regain their enthusiasm and we’ll see a surge in entries for future challenges. Not surprisingly, there were more entries tied to war’s influence on fashion than peace’s influence on fashion, but…

Nicki Miller
The Closet Historian: Bolero Patterning Problems Vintage Sewing Patterns, Vintage Sewing, Coats, Clothing Patterns, Vintage Dress Patterns, Vintage Jacket, 1950s Clothes, Women's Sewing Pattern, Jacket Pattern

Above you can see both of the two boleros I have made in the last few years, and also...you can see that they don't fit very well! Today I am delving into some research and some muslin mock ups because I just love the idea of little bolero jackets (and suits with bolero jackets as opposed to fully tailored blazers) but I can't seem to create one that fits me and lays properly! What's going wrong? Of course I refuse to just buy a pattern, I hate spending money on patterns when I feel like if…