Maven Patterns Somerset T-shirt

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Buy the Somerset T-shirt sewing pattern from Maven Patterns. This slim-fitting T-shirt, with its flattering bateau neckline, will soon become a wardrobe staple. It’s effortlessly stylish and a useful foundation piece for any capsule wardrobe. Somerset works well with jeans or a skirt, and it will also happily take you into the evening with those dramatic bishop sleeves. The shirt features four sleeve options: Version A has a 3/4 sleeve, Version B has a long sleeve, Version C has a 3/4 bishop sleeve with a short cuff and Version D has a full length bishop sleeve with a deep cuff.

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

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)

Suggested fabrics: Light to medium weight knit with a minimum of 5% elastane (Lycra/spandex). Your fabric should have at least 40% stretch across the width and a good recovery.

Fabric requirements150 cm (60″) wide fabric: Version A, 1.35 m (1 1/2 yd) // Version B, 1.45 m (1 5/8 yd) // Version C, 1.30 m (1 1/2 yd) // Version D, 1.30 m (1 1/2 yd).

Repeating patterns, one-way directional prints, check or stripe matching may take more fabric. For Versions A and B, you can save fabric by cutting two shirts at the same time.

Sizing: UK 8 – 20. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Matching thread; tricot interfacing (lightweight stretch fusible interfacing), 9 x 5 cm (4″ x 2″); shirring elastic (Versions C and D only); ballpoint or stretch machine needle; ballpoint or stretch twin needle; walking foot (optional).

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Make time

Half a day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner


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, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48

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