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  • Models wearing 1960s swim shorts made from Butterick 3960 sewing pattern.
  • Model wearing 1960s swim shorts made from Butterick 3960 sewing pattern.
  • Line drawings of swim shorts showing technical detail.
  • Pattern pieces for men's swim shorts.
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      Dawn & Gill

        50s-60's Men's Slim-Fit Slacks

        EXTRA QUICK ‘N EASY MEN’S OR BOY’S SHORTS

        Above-knee length shorts with drawstring waist. View B cut on cross and straight grains.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Size: Medium
        Waist: 32”-34”-36” (81.3cm – 86.4cm – 91.4cm)
        Finished length at side from top of Shores –
        1” hem allowed: 20 ¼”

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, Knit Drawstring: Men’s, 1 ¾ yds. Boy’s, 1 ½ yds.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Waist: 32”-34”-36” (81.3cm – 86.4cm – 91.4cm)
        VIEW A (LENGTHWISE STRIPES OR OTHER FABRICS)
        35”, 36”, 44”, 45” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ½ yds.
        LINING
        44”, 45” Lightweight Jersey, 1 ½ yds.
        VIEW B (LENGTHWISE STRIPES)
        35”, 36” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ½ yds.
        44”, 45” Fabric (No Nap), 1 1//2 yds.
        LINING
        44”, 45” Lightweight Jersey, 1 ½ yds.
        EXTRA FABRIC IS REQUIRED FOR MATCHING STIPES OR PLAIDS.
        Width at bottom of each leg of Shorts – Men’s Medium Size - 21 ½”
        2 pattern pieces

        Recommended Fabrics

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        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.