Folkwear Sewing Pattern number 112
Japanese Field Clothing
Pattern includes Women's sizes Small (6-8), Medium (10-12), Large (14-16) and XLarge (18-20)
Men's Sizes Small (34-36), Medium (38-40), Large (42-44) and XLarge (46-48)
Pattern condition: Uncut, factory folded, complete with instructions.
~ Item for sale is a sewing pattern, not a finished garment `
The comfortable Hippari (jacket) and Monpei (pants) became standard clothing for Japanese field workers in the 20th century.
Patterns and sewing instructions are included for three garments - the Hippari, sized for men and women; Monpei or field pants, for women up to size 14; and Padded Jacket for women. All are constructed in the time-honored way.
The Hippari is a hip-length jacket that overlaps in front and ties at the side. Its front opening is finished with a neckband. Two different elbow-length sleeves are given; for women, a rectangular sleeve with small traditional openings under the arms in both sleeve and body; for men, sleeves are tapered, with no underarm opening.
The calf-length Field Pants have pleats at the waist below back and front waistbands that wrap and tie. Roomy gussets at the crotch allow full ease of movement; leg hems are finished with elastic. There is a patch pocket on the right front hip.
The Padded Jacket has a straight front opening and neckband. Construction includes an outer layer, batting, and a short contrasting lining. The curved sleeves (which can also be used, unpadded, on the Hippari), have traditional underarm openings.
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