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  • Man wearing 1960's swim shorts made from Butterick 3960 sewing pattern.
  • Man wearing 1960's swim shorts made from Butterick 3960 sewing pattern.
  • Line drawings of swim shorts .
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        50s-60's Men's or Boy's Shorts

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

        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

        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

        Recommended Fabrics

        Flannel, Worsted, Lightweight Woolen, Cotton Tweed, Cotton Twill, Linen, Madras, Seersuckers, Poplin, Denim, Corduroy See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Beginner

        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.