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1960s Pattern, Men's Nehru Jacket - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company

1960s Pattern, Men's Nehru Jacket

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60's Psychedelia Nehru Shirt

This groovy Nehru jacket, made popular by the Beatles and Mick Jagger, also worn as a meditation shirt, has forward shoulder seams, a stand-up collar and set in seams. Views 2, 3 and 4 feature front button closing. Finish the shirt with an embroidered braid or ribbon trimmed. View 1 fastens at the front with snap closing. View 1 and 2 also have a back waistline darts for a neat fit and long sleeves. View 3 has a long-sleeves pleated to buttoned cuffs. The short sleeved shirt, View 4 has short sleeves and a back yokes and is shorter in length than the other three versions.

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

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate.

Recommended Fabrics: Cotton blends, Wool, Wool blends, Silks, Flannel, gaberdines.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary, depending on width of fabric and style. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out the extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners.

Size Guide
Chest 34" (86.4cm) Neck 14" (35.6cm)
Chest 36" (91.4 cm) Neck 14.5" (36.8cm)
Chest 38" (96.5cm) Neck 15" (38.1cm)

Chest 42" (106.7cm) Neck 16" (40.6cm)

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

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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