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1940s Vintage Sewing Pattern, Men's Nightshirt

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1940s Men's Nightshirt

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.

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Recommended Fabrics: Chambray, Flannel, Broadcloth, Wash Silks, One way checks and stripes.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary between 3.7 yds (3.4 meters) and 4.2 yds (3.85 meters), depending on size, width of fabric and view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

Size Guide
Chest: 38”-40” / 95.5cm -101.6cm

Finished shorter length from back of neck: 50” - 54" / 127cm - 137.2cm

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.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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