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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        40s Shirt & Trousers

        Very Betty Grable! Tuck-in or outside shirt with two or four patch pockets. Gathered front and back below shoulder yoke; casual collar; short or long sleeves. Slacks with front pleats, wide legs and cuff bottoms.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 16 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 34” (76cm)
        Waist: 26” (66cm)
        Hips: 33” (84cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Length of Slacks at Side, 40 ½”
        Length of Shirt at Center Back, 25”
        VIEW 1 SHIRT
        35” Material (Without Nap), 3 1/8 yds.
        39” Material (Without Nap), 2 ¾ yds.
        54” Material (Without Nap), 2 yds.
        VIEW 2 SHIRT
        35” Material (Without Nap), 2 ½ yds.
        39” Material (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
        VIEW 1 OR 2 SLACKS
        35” Material (With Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
        39” Material (Without Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
        54” Material (Without Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
        9” Slide Fastener
        Width at lower edge of each leg in size 16 is about 27”.
        Requirements do not allow for shrinkage.

        1 ½” hem allowed on shirt.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Shirt: Printed silk silk crépe, flannel, sheer wool, wool jersey, silk jersey challis, novelty cotton, linen, shantung, gingham rayon Slacks: Novelty cotton velveteen corduroy, woolens flannel, heavy silk, linen, rayons. See our Fabric Partners

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        What You Will Receive

        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 resealable envelope for easy storage.