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      Dawn & Gill
        Sewing Instructions are in English

        Men's Trousers & Shorts Pattern

        Imagine yourself in these charming 1950’s slacks / pants / Oxford bags / swing pants and shorts. Both the slacks and the shorts have flattering soft pleats at front waistline. Pockets concealed in the side seams, small pocket at right front, and two back pockets style both views. Belt carriers are stitched to waistband. The slacks are cuffed at lower edges whereas the shorts have a simple blind hem, and also feature a buttoned flap on the small front pocket. A must have for any gentleman's wardrobe! Check out @meg.lara.atelier showcasing her pink trousers.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the original pattern. This pattern is also available as an Instant Download.

        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

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