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

    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)
    Hip:
    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.

    ¾” HEM ALLOWED IN SHIRT
    ¾” HEM ALLOWED IN SHORTS VIEW 2

    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

    Skill Level

    Beginner

    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.