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  • Model wearing 1950s pedal pushers, shorts and pullover shirt in two lengths made from Simplicity 2061 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Vintage 1950s Pattern -  Pedal Pushers, Shorts & Pullover Shirt 

        Child’s Pedal Pushers, Shorts and Pullover Shirt in two lengths: V. 1 shirt hip length with stand-away collar, short cuffed sleeves, openings at lower edges of side seams and front pockets. Contrast pedal pushers are knee length with openings in side seams. V. 2 shirt without cuffs has bias trim. Shorts have side zipper closing. V. 3 shirt is waist length version V. 1 Contrast pants have facings of shirt fabric at lower edges forming cuffs.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size: 2
        Chest: 21” (53.3cm)
        Waist: 20” (50.8cm)
        Finished length of shirt view 1 and 2: 14 ¼” (36.2cm)
        Finished length of shirt view 3: 8 ¼” (21cm)
        Finished length of pedal pushers: 17” (43.2cm)
        Finished length of shorts: 8 ¼” (21cm)

        Sewing Notions

        View 1, 2 and 3: 2 spools of thread, contrasting thread, 1 button, 5” neck type zipper for left side opening in pants. View 3: 1 package. of double fold bias tape.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        View 1 Shirt Even lengthwise striped or plain fabric
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        View 1 Pedal Pushers
        35” or 36” fabric with or without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 7/8 yd.
        View 2 Shirt and Shorts
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 ½ yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
        View 3 Shirt and Pants Facing
        35” or 36” fabric without nap, 1 yd.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, ¾ yd.
        View 3 Pedal Pushers
        35” or 36” fabric with or without nap, 1 1/8 yds.
        44” or 45” fabric without nap, 5/8 yd.


        11 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        All views; pedal pushers and shorts (V. 1 shirt in even lengthwise st. or plain): cottons, broadcloth, pique, terry, poplin, denim, rayons, sharkskin. V. 1 and 3 pants also in corduroy See our Fabric Partners

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        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.