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  • Little boys wearing Nehru style jackets.
  • Line drawing of back views of the 4 styles included in this pattern.
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Dawn & Gill

    60s Beatles Inspired Child's Nehru Jacket and Shirt

    BOYS' MEDITATION OR GURU SHIRT IN TWO LENGTHS: The shirt with forward shoulder seams has "stand-up" collar and set-in sleeves, V. 2, 3 & 4 have front button closing. Embroidered braid or ribbon trimmed V. 1 has front snap closing. V. 1 & 2 have back waistline darts and long sleeves. V. 3 with long sleeves pleated to buttoned cuffs and V. 4 with short sleeves have back yokes and are shorter length than V, 1 & 2.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern

    Size Guide

    Size: 12 (Vintage size)
    Chest: 30” (76.2cm)
    Finished back length of shirt view 1-2: 24 ½” (62.3cm)
    Finished back length of shirt view 1-2: 23 ¼” (59.1cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Thread, bias seam binding (optional), View 2: Seven 3/8” buttons. View 3: Twelve 3/8” buttons. View 4: Six 3/8” buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    BOYS’ MEDITATION OR GURU SHIRTS IN TWO LENGTHS.
    Extra fabric needed to match plaids, stripes, one-way designs.
    Not suitable for obvious diagonal fabrics.
    Size: 12 (Vintage size)
    Chest: 30” (76.2cm)

    View 1 or 2 Shirt
    35” or 36” without nap, 2 1/8 yds.
    44” or 45” without nap, 1 5/8 yds.
    Interfacing Woven or non-woven fabric
    25”, 32”, 35”, 36” fabric, 5/8 yd.
    View 1 Embroidered braid or ribbon trim
    1 ½” wide, 1 ¼ yds.
    View 3 Shirt
    35” or 36” without nap, 2 yds.
    44” or 45” without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
    54” without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
    Interfacing ½ yd. of 25”, 32”, 35”, 36” woven or non-woven fabric.
    View 4 Shirt
    35” or 36” without nap, 1 ¾ yds.
    44” or 45” without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
    Interfacing Woven or non-woven fabric
    25”, 32”, 35”, 36” fabric, ¾ yd.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons and blends; cotton broadcloth. Linen. Silks, synthetics and blends; poplin, moire, brocade, ottoman, raw silk, sharkskin, canvas, duck, home-spun, hop sacking, 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 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.