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  • 1950s Pattern, Men's Trousers and Bermuda Shorts - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
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Dawn & Gill

    Men's Tapered Trousers and Bermuda Shorts

    View A, Regulation long pleated trousers with welt seamed back pockets. View B, Pleated Bermuda shorts.

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

    Size Guide

    Waist: 28" (71cm)
    Finished length of outside leg of Trousers
    View A, 42”
    Of Bermuda Shorts, View B -
    1 1/2” hem allowed, 20 ¼”

    Waist: 30" (76.2cm)
    Finished length of outside leg of Trousers
    View A, 42 ¼”
    Of Bermuda Shorts, View B -
    1 1/2” hem allowed, 20 ½”

    Waist: 36" (91.4cm)
    Finished length of outside leg of Trousers
    View A, 43 ¼”
    Of Bermuda Shorts, View B -
    1 1/2” hem allowed, 21 ½”

    Waist: 38" (96.5cm)
    Finished length of outside leg of Trousers
    View A, 43 ½”
    Of Bermuda Shorts, View B -
    1 1/2” hem allowed, 21 ¾”

    Sewing Notions

    Thread. ¼ yd. 35” Interfacing. 2 Buttons. Purchased Pants Hook and Eye, 11" Trouser Zipper for Fly Closing.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Waist: 28" (71cm)
    VIEW A TROUSERS
    35” All Fabrics, 2 ¾ yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 2 yds.
    VIEW B BERMUDA SHORTS
    35” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ¾ yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ½ yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 1 3/8 yds.
    VIEWS A AND B
    35” Lining, 1 ½ yds.

    Waist: 30" (76.2cm)
    VIEW A TROUSERS
    35” All Fabrics, 2 ¾ yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 2 ½ yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 2 yds.
    VIEW B BERMUDA SHORTS
    35” Fabric (No Nap), 1 7/8 yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ½ yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 1 3/8 yds.
    VIEWS A AND B
    35” Lining, 1 ½ yds.

    Waist: 36" (91.4cm)
    VIEW A TROUSERS
    35” All Fabrics, 3 3/8 yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap),2 ¼ yds.
    VIEW B BERMUDA SHORTS
    35” Fabric (No Nap), 2 1/8 yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 1 5/8 yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ½ yds.
    VIEWS A AND B
    35” Lining, 1 ½ yds.

    Waist: 38" (96.5cm)
    VIEW A TROUSERS
    35” All Fabrics, 3 5/8 yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 2 7/8 yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 2 3/8 yds.
    VIEW B BERMUDA SHORTS
    35” Fabric (No Nap), 2 ¼ yds.
    44” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ¾ yds.
    54” Fabric (No Nap), 1 ½ yds.
    VIEWS A AND B
    35” Lining, 1 ½ yds.

    Do not use fabric with a diagonal stripe or a decided diagonal weave. The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching stripes or plaids. Width at bottom of each Leg: Size 34 – View A – 17”; View B – 23 ½ “

    Recommended Fabrics

    Corduroys, Poplins, Denims, Madras, Seersuckers, Flannels, Sailcloths, Cotton, Polyester. 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 re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.