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      Dawn & Gill

        1950s Men's Trousers and Shorts

        A must have for any gentleman's wardrobe! Imagine yourself in these charming 1950’s slacks / oxford bags / swing pants and  shorts. The slacks and shorts both feature flattering soft pleats at front waistline. Small pocket at right front, pockets concealed in the side seams, and two back pockets style both views. Slacks are cuffed at lower edges whereas the shorts have a simple blind hem, and feature a buttoned flap on the small front pocket. 

        Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Waist 28” (71.1cm)
        Finished length slacks (on inner leg seam), 31 1/4" (79.4cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 7 3/4" (19.7cm)

        Waist 30" (76.2cm)
        Finished length (on inner leg seam), 31 1/4" (79.4cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 7 3/4" (19.7cm)

        Waist 32" (81.3cm)
        Finished length (on inner leg seam), 31 1/4" (79.4cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 7 3/4" (19.7cm)

        Waist 34" (86.4cm)
        Finished length (on inner leg seam), 31 1/4" (79.4cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 7 3/4" (19.7cm)

        Waist 36" (91.4cm)
        Finished length (on inner leg seam), 31 1/2" (80cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 8" (20.4cm)

        Waist 38" (96.2cm)
        Finished length (on inner leg seam), 31 3/4" (80.7cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 8 1/4" (21cm)

        Waist 40" (101.6cm)
        Finished length (on inner leg seam), 32" (81.3cm)
        Finished length shorts (on inner leg seam), 8 1/2" (21.6cm)

        Sewing Notions

        VIEW 1 AND 2:- 3 spools of thread, 11" zipper for fly opening. VIEW 1:- 4 buttons. VIEW 2:- 5 buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Extra fabric required for plaids and napped fabrics.

        SIZES 28" (71.1 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 7/8 yds (2.6m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 yds. (1.9m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 yds. (1.9m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 1 3/4 yds (1.6m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 yd. (.92m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 1/8 yds. (1.1m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 1/2 yds. (.46m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19" (48.3cm)

        SIZES 30" (76.2 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 7/8 yds (2.6m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 1/2 yds. (2.3m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 1/8 yds. (2m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 1 3/4 yds (1.6m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 yd. (.92m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 1/8 yds. (1.1m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 1/2 yds. (.46m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19" (48.3cm)

        SIZES 32" (81.3 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 7/8 yds (2.6m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 1/2 yds. (2.3m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 1/4 yds. (2m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 1 7/8 yds (1.8m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 1/4 yds. (1.15m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 1/8 yds. (1.1m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 1/2 yds. (.46m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19" (48.3cm)

        SIZES 34" (86.6 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 7/8 yds (2.6m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 1/2 yds. (2.3m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 1/4 yds. (2m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 yds. (1.9m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 3/8 yds. (1.3m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 1/4 yds. (1.15m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 1/2 yds. (.46m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19" (48.3cm)

        SIZES 36" (91.4 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 3 yds (2.8m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 5/8 yds. (2.5m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 3/8 yds. (2.2m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 yds. (1.9m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 3/8 yds. (1.3m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 1/4 yds. (1.15m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 1/2 yds. (.46m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19 1/4" (49cm)

        SIZES 38" (96.5 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 3 1/4 yds (3m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 3/4 yds. (2.6m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 1/2 yds. (2.3m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 yds. (1.9m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 3/8 yds. (1.3m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 1/4 yds. (1.15m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 1/2 yds. (.46m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19 1/2" (50cm)

        SIZES 40" (101.6 cm)
        VIEW 1 SLACKS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 3 1/2 yds (3.2m)
        54" (138cm) fabric with nap 2 7/8 yds (2.6m)
        54" (138cm) fabric 2 7/8 yds (2.6m)
        VIEW 2 SHORTS
        35" (89cm) with or w/o nap 2 1/8 yds. (2m)
        54" (138cm) with or w/o nap 1 3/8 yds. (1.3m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 LINING
        35" (89cm) fabric 1 3/8 yds. (1.3m)
        VIEW 1 OR 2 INTERFACING
        35" (89cm) soft canvas 5/8 yd. (.6m)
        Leg circum. of View 1 19 3/4" (50.5cm)

        1 3/4" (4.5cm) hem on View 1, 1 1/2" (3.8cm) hem on view 2, 11" (28cm) zipper for fly.

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        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.

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