Eight Tee

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Buy the Eight Tee sewing pattern from Madeit Patterns. Eight is a relaxed-fit, drapey, sleeveless tee with a round neck and shoulder pads. That’s right, shoulder pads – an eighties trend with a fresh twist. Madeit has added structure to the shoulder to create a powerful, but soft silhouette. But don’t worry, there’s no need to search the shops for ready-made shoulder pads, where’s the fun in that? For this pattern, you make the shoulder pads yourself!

Never thought you’d be wearing shoulder pads again (or ever)? Don’t knock it till you try it. You’ll be surprised at how great the Eight Tee will look on you and how unbelievably fierce you will feel. But if you really don’t want to go down that road, just leave the shoulder pads out – it may not be as powerful, but it will still be beautiful.

Team your Eight Tee with a pair of jeans and trainers or smart trousers and heels and you’re good to go.

Note: This pattern is part of Madeit Patterns’ No Frills pattern range. These patterns are suited to a more confident maker. Only very basic written instructions are provided – there are no step-by-step photos or illustrations.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Single jersey: cotton or cotton/elastane, bamboo or bamboo/elastane, viscose or viscose/elastane, modal jersey, Tencel jersey. The Eight Tee looks particularly gorgeous made in fabric with a good drape. You should be able to stretch your fabric by a minimum of 20% and it should snap back to its original size after stretching.

Fabric requirements: 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 1.50 m (1 3/4 yd) // 150 cm (59″) wide fabric: 1.00 m (1 1/4 yd).

Sizing: Hobnob – Rich Tea (approx. UK 6 – 18, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 100% polyester wadding/batting, 15 cm x 50 cm (6″ x 20″). The designer recommends 4 oz (115/120 g) wadding, which is a mid-weight wadding approx. 1.5 cm deep.

PDF pattern includes: Very basic written instructions (minimal illustrations); A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (14 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (1 sheet). This pattern has layers so you can choose which size(s) to print.

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Additional information


Jersey / Knits / Scuba

Make time

Half a day, All day

Sewing level



UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

14 Pages

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