Free sewing pattern Basic shirt
















































Materials:
* Knit fabric Froy & Dind - Nice Grey (Fabric width: 140 cm - 55 in)
   - 140 cm (56 in) (Size 04)
   - 145 cm (58 in) (Size 06)
   - 145 cm (58 in) (Size 08)
   - 155 cm (61 in) (Size 12

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

Size 04 (German Size: 34) (French Size: 36) (Italian Size: 38)
Size 06 (German Size: 36) (French Size: 38) (Italian Size: 40)
Size 08 (German Size: 38) (French Size: 40) (Italian Size: 42)
Size 10 (German Size: 40) (French Size: 42) (Italian Size: 44)
Size 12 (German Size: 42) (French Size: 44) (Italian Size: 46)
Size 14 (German Size: 44) (French Size: 46) (Italian Size: 48)


When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

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Step 1: Draw the pattern.



























Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric.

The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the shirt.

To adjust the pattern to your own body measurements, draw the sleeves and the bottom of the shirt 4 cm (2 in longer). At step 12 you can try it on and adept the length of the shirt and the sleeves. Or you could make a toile first.


Step 2: Cut the fabric.
























Cut a front piece, a back piece and and two sleeves (mirrored) out of the fabric.

Step 3: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.














Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside and pin down. 

Step 4: Sew.














 Sew.
Step 5:  Sew the shoulder seams.




















 With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the shoulder seams.

Step 6: Sew the sleeves.















 With right sides facing, fold the sleeve in half. Pin down under arm notch down. Sew.

Step 7: Pin the sleeve down
























 Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.


Step 8: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
























Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat step 7 until 8 for the right sleeve.

Step 9: Pin down the sides of the shirt.















 Turn shirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves.

Step 10: Sew.















 Sew.

Step 11: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.















Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down.

Step 12: Sew the hems in place.
















 Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.

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2 comments:

  1. Hi, I am a size 40 with Burda Patterns (full bust measurement of 90cm). Which size do you recommend using for your patterns? Thank you!

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