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Dawn & Gill

    60's Psychedelia Nehru Shirt

    Made popular by the Beatles and Mick Jagger, this groovy Nehru jacket, also worn as a meditation shirt is in two lengths: Ths shirt with forward shoulder seams, has 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 V. 1 & 2.

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

    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)

    Sewing Notions

    Thread, bis seam binding (optional), View 2: Seven 1/2" buttons. View 3: Twelve 1/2" buttons. View 4: Six 1/2" buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Chest 34" (86.4cm)
    View 1 or 2 Shirt (4 pattern pieces)
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 1/2 yds.
    Interfacing - 5/8 yd. of 25", 32", 35", 36" woven or non woven fabric.
    View 1 Embroidered braid or ribbon trim, 1 3/8 yds.
    View 3 Shirt (9 pattern pieces)
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 1/4 yds.
    54" without nap, 1 3/4 yds.
    View 4 Shirt (9 pattern pieces)
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 1 3/4 yds.
    Interfacing - woven or non woven fabric, 25", 32", 35", 35" is 5/8 yd.

    Chest 36" (91.5cm)
    View 1 or 2 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    Interfacing - 5/8 yd. of 25", 32", 35", 36" woven or non woven fabric.
    View 1 Embroidered braid or ribbon trim, 1 1/2 yds.
    View 3 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
    54" without nap, 1 3/4 yds.
    View 4 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 1 3/4 yds.
    Interfacing - woven or non woven fabric, 25", 32", 35", 35" is 5/8 yd.

    Chest 38" (96.5cm)
    View 1 or 2 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    Interfacing - 5/8 yd. of 25", 32", 35", 36" woven or non woven fabric.
    View 1 Embroidered braid or ribbon trim, 1 1/2 yds.
    View 3 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
    54" without nap, 1 3/4 yds. yds.
    View 4 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 1 3/4 yds.
    Interfacing - woven or non woven fabric, 25", 32", 35", 35" is 1/2 yd.

    Chest 42" (107cm)
    View 1 or 2 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 3 3/8 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    Interfacing - 5/8 yd. of 25", 32", 35", 36" woven or non woven fabric.
    View 1 Embroidered braid or ribbon trim, 1 1/2 yds.
    View 3 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 3 1/4 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 3/8 yds.
    54" without nap, 2 1/4 yds.
    View 4 Shirt
    35" or 36" without nap, 2 3/4 yds.
    44" or 45" without nap, 2 yds.
    Interfacing - woven or non woven fabric, 25", 32", 35", 35" is 1/2 yd.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons and blends; cotton broadcloth, linen, silks, synthetics and blends; poplin, moire, brocade, ottoman, raw silk, sharksin, canvas, duck, homespun, hopsacking, gabardine, wool flannel. View 3 also in lightweight wools and blends; double knits. 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.