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  • men wearing 3/4 and long length nightshirts made from Sewing pattern McCall's 4473. One man in shorter nightshirt in blue has a hand on his hip, the other man has blonde hair, a red and white striped longer length nightshirt is holding a pipe.
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      Dawn & Gill

        1940s Men's Nightshirt - Two Lengths

        Comfortable and stylish men's long nightshirt. The versatile nightshirt can be finished with either a self faced neck band or a revere collar and in a mid-calf or above the knee length. Why not add a monogrammed initial to the patch pocket for a personalised touch?

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

        Size Guide

        Medium
        Chest: 38 - 40” (95.5 - 101.6 cm)
        Finished shorter length from back of neck: 50"
        Finished longer length from back of neck:
        54"
        (127- 137.2 cm)

        Large
        Chest 42” (106.7 cm) – 44” (111.8 cm)
        Finished shorter length from back of neck: 50.5" (128.3cm)
        Finished longer length from back of neck:
        54.5" (148.4cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Buttons, matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Medium
        Chest 38"-40"
        VIEW A - Shorter Length
        35" Material, 3 7/8 yds.
        39" Material, 3 1/2 yds.

        VIEW B - Longer Length
        35" Material, 4 1/8 yds.
        39" Material, 3 5/8 yds.

        VIEW C - Longer Length
        35" Material, 4 1/8 yds.
        39" Material, 3 5/8 yds.

        Large
        Chest 42"-44"
        VIEW A - Shorter Length
        35" Material, 4 1/8 yds.
        39" Material, 3 5/8 yds.

        VIEW B - Longer Length
        35" Material, 4 3/8 yds.
        39" Material, 3 3/4 yds.

        VIEW C - Longer Length
        35" Material, 4 3/8 yds.
        39" Material, 3 3/4 yds.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Chambray, Flannel, Madras, Broadcloth, Wash Silks, Percale, One way checks or stripes, wool, rayon or other synthetic fibres.

        An Image illustrates the fabrics: Silk Stripe – Lime and Brushed & Cosy - Midnight Damson from our Recommended Partner Croft Mill.
        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 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.