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Dawn & Gill

    1950s Men's  Shirt

    Dating from 1957 this men's shirt is the perfect blend of smart and stylish. The revere collar and straight sides create a relaxed fit that is flattering on all body types. The pattern features a patch pocket on the chest and a choice of sleeve styles: full length with a cuff; hemmed elbow length; or short sleeve with a faced hem. 

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

    Size Guide

    Medium: 38" - 40" (96.5cm – 101.6cm)
    Body Measurements: 15”-15 ½”
    Chest: 38”- 40” (96.5cm – 101.6cm)
    Waist: 34” – 36” (86.4cm – 91.5cm)
    Neck: 15” – 15 ½” (38cm – 39.4cm)

    Finished length from back of regular neckline: 28” (71.2cm)
    Sleeve A length from center back of neckline: 33” (83.9cm)

    Large: 42”- 44” (106.7cm-111.8cm)
    Body Measurements: 16” -16 ½”
    Chest: 42” – 44” (106.7cm-111.8cm)
    Waist: 38” – 40” (96.5cm – 101.6cm)
    Neck: 16” -16 ½” (40.6cm – 41.9cm)

    Finished length from back of regular neckline: 28 ¼” (71.8)
    Sleeve A length from center back of neckline: 34” (86.4cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Thread, Eight ½” Buttons For View A, Six ½” Buttons For View B or C.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Medium: 38" - 40" (96.5cm – 101.6cm)
    FABRIC REQUIRED: 15” – 15 ½” (38cm – 39.4cm)
    VIEW A -
    35” With Nap* or Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 3/8 yds.
    54” Without Nap**, 2 1/8 yds.
    VIEW B -
    35” Without Nap**, 2 5/8 yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 ¼ yds.
    VIEW C -
    35” Without Nap**, 2 ¾ yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 ¼ yds.
    VIEW A, B or C -
    Interfacing -
    27” Cambric, 3/8 yd.

    Large: 42”- 44” (106.7cm-111.8cm)
    FABRIC REQUIRED: 16” – 16 ½” (40.6cm – 41.9cm)
    VIEW A -
    35” With Nap* or Without Nap**, 3 ¼ yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 ½ yds.
    54” Without Nap**, 2 1/8 yds.
    VIEW B -
    35” Without Nap**, 3 yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 3/8 yds.
    VIEW C -
    35” Without Nap**, 2 7/8 yds.
    45” Without Nap**, 2 3/8 yds.
    VIEW A, B or C -
    Interfacing -
    27” Cambric, 3/8 yd.

    * 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

    Cotton Broadcloth, Flannel, Cotton or Synthetic Shirtings, Chambray, Striped Fabrics, Poplin, Corduroy For View A. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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.