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Dawn & Gill

    1940's High Waisted Shorts

    Feel like a million dollar legs in these fabulous 40s shorts! The perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe. They are very simple to make. The instructions and illustrations are suitable for anyone relatively new to dressmaking. Note: Blouse is not included in pattern.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist: 26” (66cm) Hips: 33" (84cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Slide Fastener; Seam Binding (optional); I Spool of Matching Thread (100 yards); Snap Fasteners, Hooks and Eyes

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric amounts vary between 0.9 yds (0.83 metres) and 1.2 yds (1.1 metres), depending on size and views. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Linen, Pique, Gaberdine, Sharkskin, Flannel, Chambray, Percale, Gingham, Shantung, Flat Crepe, Printed Silk. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Beginner / Intermediate

    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" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces.