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Sketchbook Shirt & Shorts Sewing Pattern for Boys & Girls (Sizes 5-12 years) - Oliver + S Patterns

Sketchbook Shirt & Shorts Sewing Pattern for Boys & Girls (Sizes 5-12 years) - Oliver + S Patterns

$22.50

Boy's or girl's classic shirt and shorts. View A includes one-piece collar, long sleeves with cuffs, and chest pocket. View B has band collar and short sleeves. Both styles include button front placket and shirt-tail hem. Below-the-knee length elastic-waist shorts include front pockets and mock fly.

Skills Used

Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, collar, flat-set sleeves, front hip pocket, patch pockets, plackets, and pleats.

Suggested Fabrics

Shirt: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, lawn, shirting, poplin, fine-wale corduroy, and linen.
Shorts: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like denim, canvas, chambray, corduroy, twill, and linen.

Notions

Shirt: Thread, eight 3/8" or 1/2" buttons (six for View B), lightweight fusible interfacing.
Shorts: Thread, 3/4" wide elastic.

sketchbook shirt + shorts sewing pattern

Fabric Guide (fabric width: 44"-45")

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
View A 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards
View B 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 1/4 yards
View C 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 1 yard 1 yard

SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
View A 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards
View B 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards
View C 1 yard 1 yard 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards


Finished Measurements

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
Shirt Chest 23" 24" 25" 25 1/2" 26 1/2" 27 1/2"
Shirt Length* 13 1/2" 14" 14 1/2" 15" 15 1/2" 16"
Long Sleeve Length** 14 1/4" 15 1/4" 16 1/4" 17 1/4" 18 1/4" 19 1/4"
Short Sleeve Length** 11" 11 1/4" 11 1/2" 11 3/4" 12" 12 1/4"
Shorts Outseam 9 3/4" 10 1/4" 10 1/2" 11 3/4" 12 1/4" 13"
Shorts Hip, Extended 22 3/4" 23 3/4" 24 3/4" 25 1/4" 26 1/2" 27 1/2"

SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
Shirt Chest 28 1/2" 29 1/2" 31" 32" 33 3/4" 35"
Shirt Length* 16 1/2" 17" 17 1/2" 18" 18 1/2" 19"
Long Sleeve Length** 20 1/2" 22" 23" 24 1/2" 25 1/2" 27"
Short Sleeve Length** 12 1/2" 12 3/4" 13" 13 1/2" 13 3/4" 14"
Shorts Outseam 14" 15 3/4" 16 1/2" 17" 18" 18 3/4"
Shorts Hip, Extended 28 1/2" 31 1/4" 32 3/4" 33 3/4" 35 1/2" 36 1/4"

* Measured from shoulder at neckline
** Measured from center back neck


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