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Dawn & Gill

    1940s Men's Classic WWII Shirt 

    Keep it classic, keep it 40s! With a split back yoke and back pleats, this stylish WWII inspired design for a shirt is easy to adapt for a more custom and comfortable fit. The pattern features a collar that attaches with studs, and optional whale bone collar stiffening. 

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Neck: 14.5" (36.8 cm)
    Collar: 15" (38cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Matching thread

    Fabric Amount Guide

    NECK SIZES, 36.8cm (14 ½”)
    COLLAR SIZES, 38.1cm (15”)
    36” material, 2.9m (3 1/8 yds.)
    36” mull for interlining collar, bands, and cuffs, 0.4m (3/8 yd.)

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cotton, Shirting, Poplin, Chambray, Corduroy, Denim, Poly-cotton blended, Lightweight Wools, Cotton twill, Sateen, Flannel. See our Fabric Partners

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    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.