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  • Line drawing of front and back views of a 1950s Pattern, Men's Bermuda Tailored Shorts
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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        1950's Fabulous Men's Tailored Bermuda Shorts

        Evoking memories of British beach holidays in the 50's these smart Bermuda shorts stop just above the knee. The pleated waist and gentle taper in towards the knee are flattering on all body types. Featuring back and side pockets and zip closure these shorts look great in solid and printed fabrics alike.

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

        Size Guide

        Waist: 38” (96.5cm)
        Finished side length including waistband: 23 1/8”
        (2” hem allowed)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread, button.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Size: 38” (96.5cm)
        35” Fabric With Nap* or Without Nap**, 2 3/8 yds.
        39” Fabric Without Nap**, 2 yds.
        45” Fabric Without Nap**, 1 5/8 yds.
        54” Fabric Without Nap**, 1 ½ yds.
        The Above Yardage Does Not Include Extra Fabric for Matching Plaid.
        Lining for Waistband Pockets and Right Fly Facing -
        35” Fabric, 1 ¼ yds.
        Waistband Interfacing -
        35” Soft Canvas, ½ yd.
        11” Trousers Fly Fastener for Front Opening Purchased Belt

        *WITH NAP means fabric with one way design, or with nap or pile.
        ** WITHOUT NAP means fabric with either way design, or without nap or pile.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, Corduroy, Flannel, Gabardine, Sharkskin, Denim, Duck, Rayon or Orlon Suitings. 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 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.