Toddler’s Hooded Siren Suit

1940s Toddler's Hooded Siren Suit pattern Weldons 33
Weldons 33 (ca. 1940) Toddler’s hooded siren suit.

From Weldons’ wartime So-Easy line, an air raid suit for toddlers. One child appears to be carrying a gas mask case.

Other siren suit patterns were available for children, girls, and women, plus a “ten-second” siren wrap.

More on Weldons’ So-Easy patterns: There’s a War On | What to Wear in an Emergency

3 thoughts on “Toddler’s Hooded Siren Suit

  1. This is so cute, and kind of disturbing at the same time. Thank you for sharing! I totally agree with jamaicaport about the back of the jumpsuit! 🙂

  2. This is so sad. I suspect the drop seat was a necessity given the circumstances. It was so wonderful that most British children were sent to the country to live and were provided with vitamins. My mother, as an older teenager, worked for the war effort, but her sister was sent to the country from London. They both said they would be sent home from school if they forgot their gas masks.

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