* Knit fabric (Fabric width: 150 cm - 60 in)
- 140 cm (56 in) (Size 04)
- 145 cm (57 in) (Size 06)
- 145 cm (57 in) (Size 08)
- 145 cm (57 in) (Size 10)
- 150 cm (58 in) (Size 12)
- 150 cm (58 in) (Size 14)
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)
Sizes 10 through 14 can be bought in my online store.
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 front neckline, 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 the front pieces (2x, mirrored), a back piece and the sleeves (2x, 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.|
|Step 5: Sew the shoulder seams.|
With right sides facing pin down the back and front pieces. Sew the shoulder seams.
|Step 6: Pin the sleeve down.|
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.
|Step 7: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.|
Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat step 7 until 8 for the right sleeve.
|Step 8: 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 9: Sew.|
|Step 10: 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 11: Sew the hems in place.|
Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.
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