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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Swimming Trunks and Boxer Shorts, 2-in-1 Pattern

        Fabulous, rare, men's boxer shorts or swimming trunks. Can be made with or without fly front as boxer shorts or as swim trunks. Including an elastic waist for a comfortable fit, and buttoned flap pocket on trunks.

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

        Size Guide

        Waist: 32" (81cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Fabric Amount Guide

        With or without fly front Buttoned flap pocket on trunks. Elastic waistband.
        WAIST MEASURE: 32" (81cm)
        VIEW A -
        35” Without Nap, 1 ¼
        39” Without Nap, 1 ¼

        VIEW B -
        35” Without Nap, 1 1/8
        39” Without Nap, 1 1/8
        42” Without Nap, 1 1/8

        1 ½” Elastic Webbing for View A or B, 7/8

        Length of View A at side (“), 18 ¼
        Length of View B at side (“), 15 ¼

        Width at lower edge of shorts or trunks in size 38 is 29 ½”.
        Hems allowed.
        | Without nap or pile, or with design in both directions.
        Above requirements do not allow for shrinkage.
        Yardage does not allow for matching plaid or stripes.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        Cotton broadcloth, Poplin, Percale, Chambray, Gingham, Madras, Spun Rayon, Calico

        View B also: Denim, Seersucker, Shantung
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        What You Will Receive

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