RH1324MTM — Made to Measure 1930s Wide Trousers or “Oxford Bags”


Oxford Bags 1930s Wide Trousers sewing pattern



Be Fashionable in Oxford Bags made in your personal measurements!

Clark Gable looks so amazing in a suit and you don’t?  It’s all in the cut of your trousers, my son!  Fix that now.  Buy this Reconstructing History pattern.

Based on an original pattern from the early 1930s, these trousers can be made with a peaked back for braces (suspenders) or with belt loops and a waistband that sits at natural waist not on your hips like modern dress pants. Button or zipper fly.  Leg bottoms are cuffed and measure an impressive 22″ in size 36.

Made to your custom measurements!

Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you’ve come to expect from Reconstructing History.

Fabric Suggestions: 
suit weights, primarily wool or wool blends.

zipper for fly, buttons

3 yards at least 36″ wide

Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at and we will answer any questions you might have.


Additional information

Weight 230 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


Standard Sizing, Made to Measure


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