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Buttoned-Up Button-Down Shirt Pattern

oliver + s

$ 14.95


A wardrobe staple, for boys and girls, this shirt is both versatile and polished. The pattern features many professional details like separate button-down collar and collar band, tower sleeve placket, and collar and cuff facings to help you sew great looking shirts with a comfortable, relaxed fit. View A includes a continuous (cut-on) placket and classic chest pocket. View B features a separate (set-in) placket and workshirt-style pockets with concealed button flaps.

Skill Level: Intermediate

After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, curved seam, collar, flat-set sleeves, patch pockets, and placket.

Recommended Fabric
Suitable for a variety of light- to medium-weight woven fabrics including quilting cotton, voile, lawn, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, denim, linen, and flannel.

Materials Needed

  • Coordinating thread
  • featherweight interfacing (fusible or sew-in)
  • 3/8" buttons (View A: 10 for sizes 3T–8, 11 for sizes 10–12; View B: 12 for sizes 3T–8, 13 for sizes 10–12)

Fabric Guide

SIZE 3T 4 5 6
Both Views, 44" Fabric 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards
Both Views, 58" Fabric 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards

 

SIZE 7 8 10 12
Both Views, 44" Fabric 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards
Both Views, 58" Fabric 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards

 

Finished Measurements

size 3T 4 5 6
Chest 29 1/2" 30 1/2" 31 1/2" 32 1/2"
Hip 31 1/4" 32 1/4" 33 1/4" 34 1/4"
Back Length* 17 1/2" 18 1/2" 19 1/2" 20 1/2"
Sleeve Length* 22 3/4" 23 1/2" 24 1/4" 25"
Neck 12 3/4" 13" 13 1/4" 13 3/4"

 

size 7 8 10 12
Chest 34 35 36 1/2" 37 1/2"
Hip 35 3/4" 36 3/4" 38 1/4" 39 1/4"
Back Length* 21 1/2" 22 1/2" 23 1/2" 24 1/2"
Sleeve Length* 25 3/4" 26 3/4" 27 3/4" 28 3/4"
Neck 14" 14 1/4" 14 1/2" 15"


* Measured from center back at neck.


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