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      Dawn & Gill

        1940s Jockey Boxer Shorts for Men

        Why not go all out and wear vintage right down to your underpants? Men’s Boxer Shorts: Style 1; is made with soft front pleats and a panel back. The waistband is top-applied and buttons at the center front. The back ends cross and button in place. Style 2: boxer shorts are cut in two pieces and finished with with elastic at the upper edge, which are cut in two pieces with an elastic waistband at the back. Both styles are super comfortable and flattering. A tutorial can be seen here: oilandthread.blogspot.com/2013/10/simplicity-1960-boxer-shorts.html?m=1

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

        Size Guide

        Waist:
        30" (26.2 cm)
        Finished length from waist at side of hem of Shorts, 16 1/4"

        32" (81.3 cm).
        Finished length from waist at side of hem of Shorts, 17"

        34" (86.4 cm)
        Finished length from waist at side of hem of Shorts, 17 1/4"

        36" (91.4 cm)
        Finished length from waist at side of hem of Shorts, 18 1/2"

        48" (121.9 cm)
        Finished length from waist at side of hem of Shorts, 21 1/2"

        1 /14 turn up for hem on shorts

        Sewing Notions

        STYLE 1: Matching Thread - 50 yds.; 9 buttons, 1 1/2" elastic. Style II - Matching Thread - 50 yds.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        FABRIC REQUIRED - WITHOUT NAP OR ONE WAY DESIGN - Note: - Additional fabric is required when: not pre-shrunk - matching stripes and plaids - for extra seam allowance when fabric ravels.

        Waist: 30" (26.2 cm) and 32" (81.3 cm)
        Style I LENGTHWISE STRIPED OR PLAIN FABRIC
        35" fabric, 2 1/4 yds.
        39" fabric 2 1/4 yds.
        41" fabric 2 1/8
        Style II WITH ELASTIC TOP
        35" fabric, 1 1/4 yds.
        39" fabric 1 1/4 yds.
        41" fabric 1 1/8 yds.
        Style II ELASTIC TOP
        2 1/4" or 3/4" wide 7/8 yds

        Waist: 32" (81.3 cm):
        Style I LENGTHWISE STRIPED OR PLAIN FABRIC,
        35" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric 2 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric 2 1/4.
        Style II WITH ELASTIC TOP.
        35" fabric, 1 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric 1 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric 1 1/4 yds.
        Style II ELASTIC TOP.
        2 1/4" or 3/4" wide 7/8 yds.

        Waist: 34" (86.4 cm)
        Style I LENGTHWISE STRIPED OR PLAIN FABRIC
        35" fabric, 2 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric 2 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric 2 1/4
        Style II WITH ELASTIC TOP
        35" fabric, 1 3/8 yds.
        39" fabric 1 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric 1 1/4 yds.
        Style II ELASTIC TOP
        2 1/4" or 3/4" wide 7/8 yds

        Waist: 36" (91.4 cm)
        Style I LENGTHWISE STRIPED OR PLAIN FABRIC
        35" fabric, 2 1/2 yds.
        39" fabric 2 1/2 yds.
        41" fabric 2 3/8
        Style II WITH ELASTIC TOP
        35" fabric, 1 1/2 yds.
        39" fabric 1 3/8 yds.
        41" fabric 1 3/8 yds.
        Style II ELASTIC TOP
        2 1/4" or 3/4" wide 1 yds

        Waist: 48" (121.9 cm)
        Style I LENGTHWISE STRIPED OR PLAIN FABRIC
        35" fabric, 2 1/4 yds.
        39" fabric 2 yds.
        41" fabric 1 7/8
        Style II WITH ELASTIC TOP
        35" fabric, 2 1/8 yds.
        39" fabric 1 3/4 yds.
        41" fabric 1 5/8 yds.
        Style II ELASTIC TOP
        2 1/4" or 3/4" wide 1 1/4 yds

        Recommended Fabrics

        Crepe, Satin, Cotton, Soft woven flannel, Breathable fabrics. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        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 resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.

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