Menswear and boys’ sewing patterns

Probably from the 1940’s, Style pattern 4726 features tailored pyjamas with a coat-style jacket. Suitable fabrics were flannel, rayon, silk, cotton and Viyella (merino wool and cotton in a twill weave).

Style 4726

1940’s pattern for a shirt and collar.

Maudella 1951

1964 pattern for trousers, slacks and ski pants. The latter were only for stretch fabric. The others were suitable for cottons, blends, corduroy, synthetics, gabardine, wools and flannel.

Simplicity 5695

1970 pattern for teen boys’ and men’s shirt and hip-hugger shorts or bell-bottom pants.

Simplicity 8856

1973 pattern for men’s patio jacket, pants or walking shorts and swim trunks.

McCall’s 3581

1930’s pattern for boy’s pyjamas. I’ve never seen blue paper pattern pieces before.

Blackmore 3354

1950’s pattern for shirt and shorts. The pattern envelope advertises Slyko sewing cotton for general purpose sewing and Trylko, made from Terylene, for synthetic or flameproof fabrics.

Maudella 3198

Late 60’s/early 70’s pattern for a blazer. Suggested fabrics were blazer flannel, Barathea or gaberdine.

Maudella 1360

Maudella Patterns Co Ltd were based in Bradford.

I haven’t got any to show you, but all these companies also made patterns for dolls clothes.

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