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Dawn & Gill

    1940's Retro Shorts

    Give your dress a day off this season with our 40s versatile, stylish and ultra flattering summer wardrobe staple. A perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Sooo simple to make - the instructions and illustrations are very easy.  Suitable for anyone relatively new to dressmaking.

    Offered here as a PDF Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: 8 (Vintage size)
    Waist: 66cm
    Hip: 94cm
    Body rise From waist to top of leg: 30 cm

    Size: 10 (Vintage size)
    Waist: 71cm
    Hip: 99cm
    Body rise From waist to top of leg: 31 cm

    Size: 12 (Vintage size)
    Waist: 76cm
    Hip: 104cm
    Body rise From waist to top of leg: 32cm

    Size: 14 (Vintage size)
    Waist: 81cm
    Hip: 109cm
    Body rise From waist to top of leg: 33cm

    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    Waist: 86cm
    Hip: 114cm
    Body rise From waist to top of leg: 34cm

    Sewing Notions

    50cm of iron on interfacing
    10" (invisible) concealed zip (25.5cm)

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Fabric Requirements
    Finished garment measurements
    Waist, 74cm
    Hip (20cm down from waist), 101cm
    Outside Leg, 37cm

    Size: 10 (Vintage size)
    150cm wide, 110cm
    Finished garment measurements
    Waist, 77cm
    Hip (20cm down from waist), 106cm
    Outside Leg,38cm

    Size: 12 (Vintage size)
    150cm wide, 110cm
    Finished garment measurements
    Waist, 82cm
    Hip (20cm down from waist), 116cm
    Outside Leg, 40cm

    Size: 14 (Vintage size)
    150cm wide, 120cm
    Finished garment measurements
    Waist, 87cm
    Hip (20cm down from waist), 121cm
    Outside Leg, 42cm

    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    150cm wide, 120cm
    Finished garment measurements
    Waist, 92cm
    Hip (20cm down from waist), 126cm
    Outside Leg, 44cm

    Recommended Fabrics

    4-9 oz denim, chambray, gingham, dress weight viscose, gabardine, crepe, crepe de chine, sandwash silk, shirt weight linen, seersucker. 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.