The pattern is drafted in a size 20 but this pattern would be very easy to size up or down.
These shorts and bikini beach bra are a great combo for a perfect 1940's summer look!
Hip (7" below natural waistline) 41 ins.
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Shorts length at side seam, 1" hem allowed 14 1/2 ins.
Suggested Notions: Snaps or zipper for shorts placket, 100 yd spool of thread.
Bra, 7/8 yd (35-39" wide)
Shorts and bra: 35" material, 1 3/4 yd or 39" material, 1 1/2 yd.
For just the shorts pattern, check out this listing: http://www.etsy.com/listing/78610533/vintage-sewing-pattern-1940s-beach
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