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 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: 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).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; print-at-home pattern suitable for A4 or US letter paper; A0 copy shop file. The print-at-home pattern has layers so you can print just the size(s) you need.

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Additional information


Jersey / Knits / Scuba

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

Pattern format

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

PDF Printing

30 pages

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