Construction techniques: Classic collar & collar stand, placket & cuffs, french seam, eased sleeve head and double shoulder yoke. You will have the option of finishing the hem with a flat binding or a standard double fold hem.
Suitable fabrics: The Classic Shirt works best in a lightweight, breathable fabrics that have a bit of flexibility. You can choose fabrics suitable for warm or cold weather but it’s a good idea to choose something that will be soft next to the skin. Fabrics such as cotton poplin/lawn, linen, very lightweight denim, needlecord, lightweight twill and flannel are all suitable.
If you’re choosing a stripey fabric you can play with the direction of the stripe on the collar, back yoke, cuffs and plackets.
Fabric requirements: Our lay-plans are always done on a single layer of fabric to reduce wastage.
Fabric width 150cm | Sizes 6 - 12 = 130cm | Sizes 14 - 20 = 160cm
Fabric width 110cm | Sizes 6 - 12 = 190cm | Sizes 14 - 20 = 240cm
Materials list: Fabric, 9 x small buttons (about 1cm wide), thread, about 40cm of high quality fusing
Pages to print: Instructions - 18, A4/US Letter - 37, A0 - 2