Vogue sewing pattern 1897 Men's Swimming Shorts and Vest
View A has fly front zipper closing, flap pocket and elastic back and side seam pockets. View B has contrast purchased bias binding and elastic waist. Views A and B have fitted lining with elastic at leg openings. View C has lining, elastic at leg openings and elastic waist with drawstring. View D has stitched hems.
Sewing Difficulty Average
FABRICS: A, B: Broadcloth, Cotton, Cotton Blends, Nylon. C, D: Swimwear Fabric with 4-way Stretch (75% Crossgrain). See Stretch Gauge. Lining A, B, C: Swimwear Lining. Unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
Note: Fabric requirement allows for nap, one-way design or shading. Extra fabric may be needed to match design or for shrinkage.