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  • Pattern, Men's Set of Sports Shirts
  • 1950s Pattern, man wearing sports shirt
  • Line drawing of back views
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Dawn & Gill

    Set of Men's 1950s Sports Shirts

    Add a cool, sporty touch to your wardrobe with these 1950s shirts. Leave the top button open for a casual look, or fasten them all for a smarter style. The slit at the hem of the shirt in the side seams for added comfort when wearing. All views include a one piece collar, be it buttoned down, matching the rest of the shirt, or in a contrasting fabric. 

    All views have pointed collar, back yoke, slit openings at lower edges of side seams, 5 button-front closing. Back yoke is joined to front in a forward shoulder seam. Yoke seams are edge-stitched. V.1 has button-down collar, long sleeves that are pleated to buttoned wristbands, side pocket, top-stitching detail. V.2 has short sleeves, 2 front pockets. V.3 has short sleeves, a front pocket and contrasting collar.

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

    Size Guide

    Chest: 38" (97cm) - 40" (102cm)
    Neck: 15" (38cm) - 15.5" (39.4cm

    Sleeves length from back base of neck v.1: 33”-34”
    Finished back length of shirt: 29”

    Sewing Notions

    V. 1, 2, 3: thread. V. 1: 10 buttons. V. 2, 3: 5 buttons. V. 3: contrast thread.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1 Even lengthwise striped or plain fabric
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 2 ¾ yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 3/8 yds.

    View 1 Plain fabric
    54” fabric without nap, 2 1/8 yds.

    View 1 Yoke facing (when heavy fab. Is used) – ¼ yds. of 35”, 36” or 39” fabric.

    View 2
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 2 1/4 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 yds.

    View 3 Even crosswise striped or plain fabric
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    39” fabric without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    41” or 42” fabric without nap, 2 yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 2 yds.

    View 3 Contrasting collar
    35” or 36” fabric without nap, 3/8 yd.
    39”, 41”, 42”, 44”, 45” fab. without nap, ¼ yd.

    View 1, 2 or 3 Interfacing – 3/8 yd. of 32”, 35” or 36” fabric.

    Recommended Fabrics

    V. 1 (even lengthwise st. or plain) and V. 2: cottons, chambray, flannelette, oxford cloth, synthetics. V. 1 also in plain: wool, jersey, blends. V.3 even crosswise st. or plain and contrast collar: cottons, oxford, denim, rayons, blends.

    Linen, Gabardine, Cotton, Poplin, Twill, Pique, Chambray, Corduroy, Denim.
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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.