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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

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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.