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  • Model wearing 1940s shorts made from Economy Design 180 pattern
  • Model wearing 1940s shorts made from Economy Design 180 pattern
  • Line drawing of shorts.
  • Pattern pieces for shorts
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Shorts Pattern

        NOTE – A Pair of trimly Tailored Shorts, with Four Pieces Back and Front. Suitable for Tennis and all Out-door Sports.

        Offered here as a Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        To watch a wonderful tutorial on making these shorts please click here

        Size Guide

        Waist: 26” (66.1cm)
        Hips: 35” (88.9cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching Sewing Cotton or Silk. Seam Binding

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Without Nap or up or down Design.

        Waist Sizes: 26” (66.1cm)
        54” Material, 1 3/8 yds.
        36” Material, 1 7/8 yds.
        Piece of Material for Leg Facing, 11” x 6”
        Finished Length at Side Seam, 19”

        ½” Turnings are allowed on all Seams.

        10 pieces pattern

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        Flannel, Suiting, Linen, Rayon, Cotton See our Fabric Partners

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        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to instantly print at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces

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