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  • 3 Men wearing vintage shirts. Left top: View 1, long sleeve with pockets. Left bottom: View 2, short sleeves with pockets. Right: View 3, long sleeves no pockets.
  • Line drawing of back views of shirts. Left: short sleeves. Right: long sleeves.
  • Line drawing of all pattern pieces included in "1950's Pattern Men's Comfortable Sports Shirt"
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Dawn & Gill

    50s Men’s Shirt, 3 Styles

    MAN'S SHIRT: This comfortable sport shirt features a back yoke extending to front in a forward shoulder seam. Upper edge of shirt back is gathered to yoke.

    Collar is pointed. Views 1 and 3 long sleeves are pleated to buttoned wristband. View 1 is accented with top stitching. Pocket and flaps are sewn to front of views 1 and 2. View 2 sleeves are short. View 3 has pockets at lower front edge.

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

    Size Guide

    Chest: 40”-48" (101.6-121.9cm)
    Neck: 17”-17.5" (43.2-44.5cm)
    Finished Back Length of Shirt: 31 ½”(80cm)
    Finished Length of Sleeve From Center Back at Neckline View 1-3: 36 ¼” (92.1cm)

    Sewing Notions

    VIEW 1, 2 AND 3: - 2 spools of Thread. VIEW 1 AND 3: - 7 Buttons. VIEW 2: - 5 Buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Extra Fabric is required for matching plaids, stripes and one way design fabrics.
    VIEW 1
    35” or 36” fabric with nap, 4 yds.
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
    54” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    54” fabric with nap, 2 ½ yds.
    VIEW 2
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 1/8 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    VIEW 3
    35” or 36” fabric with nap, 4 yds.
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
    44” or 45” uneven plaid or plain fabric with or without nap. 3 ¼ yds.
    54” uneven plaid or plain fabric with or without nap. 2 ½ yds.
    VIEW 1 OR 3 – YOKE LINING (WHEN NAP OR 54” FABRIC IS USED) – ¼ yd. of 35”, 36” or 39” fabric.
    VIEW 1, 2 OR 3 – COLLAR AND WRISTBAND INTERFACING ¼ yd. of 25”, 35” or 36” fabric.


    Recommended Fabrics

    V. 1: Corduroy, cottons, flannelette, rayon, wool. V.2: Cotton, gingham, plisse, chambray, nylon, rayon. V. 3: Corduroy, cotton, flannelette, gingham. Uneven plaid or pl.: Rayon, wool. See our Fabric Partners

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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.