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  • 3 men wearing shirts made from McCall's 7906 sewing pattern, front and back views.
  • Man wearing shirt made from McCall's 7906 sewing pattern, front and back views.
  • Man wearing shirt made from McCall's 7906 sewing pattern, front and back views.
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Dawn & Gill

    Debonair 1940s Men's Collared Shirt

    Echo the sophisticated style of the dapper 1940’s gentleman. With long or short sleeves and button fastening, this shirt looks amazing in bright colours and bold prints. Wear it open at the neck to keep things casual, or fasten all the buttons for a smarter look. 

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

    Size Guide

    Chest: 34”- 36” (86.4 cm – 91.5cm)
    Neck: 14”- 14.5” (35.6cm – 36.9cm)

    Finish Length from back of neck: 30” (76.2cm)
    (1” hem allowed)
    *Long Sleeve Length: 32 3/4” (83.2cm)
    *Length of sleeve is measured from centre back of neck to shoulder and down to lower edge of cuff.

    Chest: 38”- 40” (96.5cm - 101.6cm)
    Neck: 15”- 15.5” (38.1cm - 39.4cm)

    Finish Length from back of neck: 31” (78.75cm)
    (1” hem allowed)
    *Long Sleeve Length: 34” (86.4cm)
    *Length of sleeve is measured from centre back of neck to shoulder and down to lower edge of cuff.

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread, buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Chest: 34”- 36”
    VIEW A -
    35” Material (With nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    35” Material (Without nap), 3 yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 5/8 yds.
    54” Material (Without nap), 2 yds.
    Interfacing For Collar & Cuffs – 27” Cambric, ¼ yd.
    VIEW B -
    35” Material (Without nap), 2 ¾ yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 1/4 yds.
    Interfacing For Collar – 27” Cambric, ¼ yd.


    Chest: 38”- 40”
    VIEW A -
    35” Material (With nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    35” Material (Without nap), 3 1/8 yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 ¾ yds.
    54” Material (Without nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    Interfacing For Collar & Cuffs – 27” Cambric, ¼ yd.
    VIEW B -
    35” Material (Without nap), 2 ¾ yds.
    39” Material (Without nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    Interfacing For Collar – 27” Cambric, ¼ yd.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Denim, Poly-cotton blended, Rayon, velvet, poplin. See our Fabric Partners

    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 resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.