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  • Model wearing 1940s shirt made from McCall’s 5863 pattern
  • Man wearing a shirt smoking a pipe.
  • Man wearing a blue shirt with large collar.
  • Technical drawings of men's shirts.
  • Pattern pieces to make a man's shirt.
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Dawn & Gill

    Men's Shirt pattern

    Men's shirts in two styles with either long or short sleeves, pointed collar which can be worn equally as nice closed or open. A yoked back, buttons to the front and inset sleeves.  Perfect for the modern man who wants a classic look!

     Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. 

    Size Guide

    Neck Size: Large 16” – 16 ½” (40.7cm – 42cm)
    Chest: 42” – 44” (101.6cm – 106.7cm)
    Neck: 16” – 16 ½” (40.7cm – 42cm)
    Finished length from back of neck: 30 ¼” (76.8cm)

    Neck Size: Extra Large 17” – 17 ½” (43.2cm – 44.5cm)
    Chest: 46” – 48” (116.8cm – 121.9cm)
    Neck: 17” – 17 ½” (43.2cm – 44.5cm)
    Finished length from back of neck: 30 ½” (77.5cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread, Buttons

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Large: 16” – 16 ½” (40.7cm – 42cm)
    VIEW A -
    35” Material (With or without nap), 3 3/8 yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 3 yds.
    54” Material (With or without nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    The above yardage does not include extra material for matching plaids
    Interlining For Front and Collar and Cuffs -
    35” pre-shrunk fine linen, ¼ yd.
    VIEW B –
    35” Material (Without nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    54” Material (With or without nap), 2 yd.
    Interlining For Collar
    35” pre-shrunk fine linen, ¼ yd.

    Extra Large: 17” – 17 ½” (43.2cm – 44.5cm)
    VIEW A -
    35” Material (With or without nap), 3 ½ yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    54” Material (With or without nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    The above yardage does not include extra material for matching plaids
    Interlining For Front and Collar and Cuffs -
    35” pre-shrunk fine linen, ¼ yd.
    VIEW B –
    35” Material (Without nap), 3 yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 1/8 yds.
    54” Material (With or without nap), 2 yds.
    Interlining For Collar
    35” pre-shrunk fine linen, ¼ yd.

    ½” is allowed on all seam – edges.

    11 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.

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