Free sewing pattern and tutorial Sweatshirt





Materials:
* Interlock Knit Birch fabrics - Bear Camp (Fabric width: 112 cm)
   50 cm (maat 56 t/m 92)
* Ribbing
* 2 snaps (for sizes 3 months through 2T)

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

(EU size 56) (US 3 months)
(EU size 62) (US 6 months)
(EU size 68) (US 9 months)
(EU size 74) (US 12 months)
(EU size 80) (US 18 months)
(EU size 86) (US 24 months)
(EU size 92) (US 2T)

Sizes 3T through 15Y can be bought in my online store

This sweatshirt closes with two snaps at the front for size 3 months through 2T to make it easy to put the sweatshirt on.

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. Draw the neckline, the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the shirt without seam allowance.
Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece, a back piece and two sleeves out of the fabric.

Step 3: Fold the left shoulder seams to the inside.
For sizes 3 months through 2T only: Fold the left shouder seams to the inside and pin down.

Step 4: Sew.
For sizes 3 months through 2T only:  Sew.

Step 5: Sew the shoulder seam.
For sizes 3 months through 2T: With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the right shoulder seam.

For sizes 3Y through 15Y: With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the shoulder seams.

Step 6: Sew ribbing.
For sizes 3 months through 2T: With right sides facing, fold the neckband lengthwise in half. Sew both the ends of the strip together. Turn the neckband right side out. 

With right sides facing, fold the ribbed sleeve cuffs and waistband widthwise in half. Sew the ends of the strips together to create tubes. Turn the tubes right side out. Fold the tubes in half lengthwise so the wrong sides are together.

For sizes 3Y through 15Y: With right sides facing, fold the ribbed sleeve cuffs, neckband and waistband lenghwise in half. Sew the ends of the strips together to create tubes. Turn the tubes right side out. Fold the tubes in half lengthwise so the wrong sides are together.

Step 7: Sew neckband
Align the raw edges of the neckband with the raw edge of the neck opening, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the neckband while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the sweatshirt fabric.

Step 8: Turn the neckband right side out.
Turn the neckband right side out.

Step 9: Pin the sleeve down.
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.

Step 10: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat for the right sleeve.

Step 11: Pin down the sides of the sweatshirt.
Turn sweatshirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the sweatshirt and the sides of the sleeves. Sew.

Step 12: Attach ribbed sleeve cuffs and waistband.
Use pins to divide your sleeve hem and ribbed sleeve cuffs into 4 parts. Align the raw edges of the cuffs with the raw edge of the sleeve hem, matching the pins, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the cuffs while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the sweatshirt fabric. Sew the waistband in the same way.

Step 13: Fold the cuffs and waistband right side out.
Fold the cuffs and waistband right side out.

Step 14: Attach the snaps to the shirt.
For sizes 3 months through 2T only: Attach the snaps to the shirt.

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