Skip to product information
  • Lady wearing shorts
  • Pattern Pieces.
  • Lady wearing shorts
1 of 3

Regular price
£6.99 GBP
Regular price
Sale price
£6.99 GBP
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.
Waist
Media

Returns Policy, Shipping & Customer Service

  • We know you’ll love this sewing pattern as much as we do. If you aren't satisfied with the paper pattern version you have 30-days from receipt to return it. Please see our refund policy for more details;

  • We dispatch 4 times a week: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday. For more details see our Shipping Policy. Please be aware customs processing may affect delivery estimates and are outside of our control.

  • We never charge for domestic shipping and our international shipping is at a reduced rate, and is based on weight - so multiple pattern orders are cost effective. If you would like to discuss the shipping cost, please contact us.

  • You can contact us about your pattern at any time by emailing us; vintagepatternssewbeeit@gmail.com and we promise to respond within 24 hours.

      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

        Intermediate

        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.