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Recommended fabrics: soft cotton or combined fabric.

You will need: fusible interfacing.

Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need.

When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide.



1. Front part - 2 details
2. Back part - 1 detail
3. Front facing - 2 details
4. Sleeve - 2 details
5. Cuff - 2 details
6. Collar – 2 details
7. Stand-up collar – 2 details

Fusible interfacing: front facing, outer collar, cuff, stand-up collar.


1. Strengthen the front facing, outer collar, cuffs and outer stand-up collar with fusible interfacing.

2. Sew waist darts into back part.

3. Oversew inner edge of the front facing. Overstitch the front part with front facings up to the notch, then turn faint bands into wrong side and press.

4. Make gathering along the front part center seam and sew.

5. Sew shoulder seams.

6. Sew side seams.

7. Overstitch inner collar with outer one. Turn the collar right side out.

8. Sew stand-ups, with collar between them.

9. Sew inner stand-up (with the collar) to the neckline, fold the outer stand-up open edge under and topstitch along the inner stand-up joining seam. Make decorative topstitch along the collar. Topstitch the edge. Sew front facings on shoulder seams with stitch of 1 cm (3/8") width.

10. Sew sleeve seams.

11. Sew sleeves into arm hole, fitting along caps.

12. Fold cuffs right sides together. Sew short ends into ring. Make a notch into allowance (near split), with slit in the seam center. Fold cuffs right sides together, stitch edges.

13. Sew cuffs to the sleeve hem and oversew cuff upper edge with the sleeve.

14. Topstitch the cuff-on-sleeve joining seam and make decorative seam along cuff bottom and slit sides.

15. Press the hem into wrong side and topstitch.

Free sewing patterns (PDF) available for download

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