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  • 1950s Pattern, Men's Set of Waistcoats
  • 1950s Pattern of man wearing aa waistcoat
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Dawn & Gill

    Set of 50s Smart Waistcoats

    A must have in any gentleman's wardrobe. Finished with a neat, faced neckline or a fold back revere collar, this waistcoat can be made in two lengths with a choice of welted, patch, or pockets with a flap covering and has adjustable waist tabs for a smart fit.

    Men’s vests to make in the new plaids or checks as well as monotones. These have adjustable waist tabs, (A) Cardigan neckline; welt pockets. (B) Cardigan neckline; flap pockets. (C) Notched lapel collar; patch pockets.

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

    Size Guide

    Chest: 38” (97cm)
    Waist: 34” (86 cm)

    Finished length from back of neck to lower edge -
    No hem: 21 ¼”

    Sewing Notions

    View A & C, 6 Buttons; View B, 5 Button. Interfacing: View A, ¾ yd. 35” Muslin; View B, 5/8 yd. 35” Muslin, View C, ¾ yd. 27” Hair Canvas.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    VIEW A -
    35” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¾
    39”- 54” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¾
    35” LINING, 1 1/8

    VIEW B -
    35” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¾
    54” FABRIC (All Fabrics), 5/8
    35” LINING, 1

    VIEW C -
    35” FABRIC (Without Nap), 1
    54” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¾
    35” LINING, 1

    39” FABRIC (All Fabrics), ¾
    Note: The above yardage does not allow for shrinkage or for matching plaids.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Plain, Plaid or Checked Wools, Fabric Fur, Corduroy, Velveteen, Rayon, Gaberdine, Pique, Linen. See our Fabric Partners

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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.