Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern
Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern

Leila Shirt | PDF Pattern

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The Leila Shirt is a loose fitting shirt that feels simple and elegant. This cut features a very dropped shoulder with an exaggerated roomy fit around the body, full sleeves with an extra long placket and back gathering details. It's a perfect piece for the height of summer for a breezy feel that covers the skin.

Sizing: Sizes 4 - 28 (with PDF Layers)

Skill level: Intermediate sewers 

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The Leila Shirt is an extremely roomy fit with an oversized square cut so it is a forgiving shape in terms of fit. If you’re inbetween sizes it’s recommended to size down instead of up.

Measurements in cm

UK 4 | US 0 | EU 32
Bust - 120.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 67.7, Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 69
UK 6 | US 2 | EU 34
Bust - 122.9, Length (side neck to hem) - 68.2, Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 69.7
UK 8  | US 4 | EU 36
Bust - 125.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 68.7,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 70.4
UK 10  | US 6 | EU 38 
Bust - 130.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 69.3,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 71.2
UK 12  | US 8 | EU 40
Bust - 135.4, Length (side neck to hem) -69.9 ,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 72
UK 14  | US 10 | EU 42
Bust - 140.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 70.5, Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 72.8
UK 16 | US 12 | EU 44 
Bust - 145.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 71.1, Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 73.6
UK 18 | US 14 | EU 46
Bust - 151.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 71.8,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 74.5
UK 20 | US 16 | EU 48 
Bust - 157.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 72.5,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 75.5
UK 22 | US 18 | EU 50
Bust - 163.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 73.2,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 76
UK 24 | US 20 | EU 52
Bust - 169.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 73.9 ,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 77
UK 26 | US 22 | EU 54
Bust - 175.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 74.7,  Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 78
UK 28 | US 24 | EU 56
Bust - 181.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 75.4, Sleeve (neck to cuff) - 79

Construction techniques: French seams, placket & cuff, gathering details, facings, button stands, inserting a sleeve, hemming and buttons & button holes.

Suitable fabrics: This piece works well in linens, cottons and other fabrics with a good drape.

Fabric requirements: Our lay-plans are always done on a single layer of fabric to reduce wastage. 

Fabric width 150cm | Sizes 6 - 12 = 160cm | Sizes 14 - 20 = 190cm | Sizes 18 - 28 = 200cm

Fabric width 110cm | Sizes 6 - 12 = 220cm | Sizes 14 - 20 = 280cm | Sizes 18 - 28 = choose fabric with more width

Materials list: Fabric, 10 x buttons (around 1cm), thread, about 40cm of good quality fusing

Pages to print: Instructions - 15, A4/US Letter - 36, A0 - 2

Where to find your patterns & workshops:

After purchasing you'll find your PDF pattern download and any workshops in your account page. Simply log in (or create an account using the same email address used to purchase) and click the account button in the top right corner. The most up to date versions of the patterns will always be available from within your account. If any changes are made to the pattern or instructions you’ll receive an email notification.

How to print your pattern:

You have two options for printing out your pattern.

1. You can get it printed in A0 at a printing shop or sewing pattern company. Search for "sewing pattern printing company" to find a company that does this in your region.

2. Or you can print it yourself on a home printer in A4 or US Letter format and then tile the pages together using tape.

Using PDF layers:

All of our patterns come with PDF layers so you can select the sizes you want to view and print. To do this you’ll need a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader (this is free to download).

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More details on printing, using PDF layers and general preparation tips can be found on the ‘Using Our Patterns’ document (download for free here). This document comes with all of our patterns.

Women's Body Measurements

Bust / Waist / Hip (based on standard UK measurements) - Measurements in cms

Size 4 - 75 / 59 / 83

Size 6 - 78 / 62 / 86

Size 8 - 81 / 65 / 89

Size 10 - 86 / 70 / 94

Size 12 - 91 / 75 / 99

Size 14 - 96 / 80 / 104

Size 16 - 101 / 85 / 109

Size 18 - 106 / 90 / 114

Size 20 - 111 / 95 / 119

Size 22 - 116 / 100 / 124

Size 24 - 121 / 105 / 129

Size 26 - 126 / 110 / 134

Size 28 - 131 / 115 / 139

Men's Body Measurements

Chest / Hip - Measurements in inches & cms

XS2 - 32/81, 24/61

XS1 - 34/86, 26/66

XS - 36/91, 30/76

S - 38/96, 32/81

M - 40/101, 32/81

L - 42/106, 34/86

XL - 44/111, 36/91

XL1 - 46/116, 38/96

XL2 - 48/121.5, 40/101

XL3 - 50/127, 42/106