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Dawn & Gill

    50s Men's Retro Casual Shirt

    (A) Long Sleeved, yoked shirt with decorative stitching, breast pocket, slide slits. (B) Short Sleeves, no trim. (C) Wing collar, button front, no yoke, long sleeves. (D) Short Sleeves.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size: Small
    Chest: 34”-36” (86.5cm - 91.5cm)
    Neck: 14”-14.5” (35.6cm - 36.8cm)
    Sleeve Length: 33” (83.8cm)

    Size: Medium
    Chest: 38”-40” (96.5cm - 101.6cm)
    Neck: 15”-15.5” (38.1cm - 39.4cm)
    Sleeve Length: 34” (86.4cm)

    *For Sleeve Length Measure from socket bone of Center back of neck over point of shoulder to swell of hand including cuff.

    Sewing Notions

    35” Lawn Interfacing: View A, 3/8 yd. for Small Size: ½ yd. for Medium & Large Size: View B, 3/8 yd.: Views C & D, 5/8 yd. Buttons: View A, 6: View B, 2: View C, 9: View D, 5.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Size: Small
    Neck: 14-14.5" (35.6cm - 36.8cm)
    Chest: 34-36" (84.6-91.4cm)
    View A – 35” Fabric (without nap) 2 7/8” yards
    44” Fabric (without nap) 2 3/8 yards

    View B – 35” Fabric (without nap) 2 3/8 yards
    44” Fabric (without nap) 1 7/8 yards

    View C - 35” Fabric (without nap) 3 1/8 yards
    44” Fabric (without nap) 2 ½ yards

    View D Cut Crosswise - 35” Fabric (without nap) 2 ½ yards
    44” Fabric (without nap) 2 yards

    Size: Medium
    Neck: 15”-15.5” (38.1cm - 39.4cm)
    Chest: 38”-40” (96.5cm - 101.6cm)
    VIEW A
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 3 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    VIEW B
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 5/8 yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 yds.
    VIEW C
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 3 ¼ yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 ¾ yds.
    44” FABRIC (Without Nap), 2 1/8 yds.

    Note: The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching stripes or plaids.
    If fabric is not pre-shrunk, it should be shrunk before cutting.

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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.