Ultraviolet Tee

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About the Ultraviolet Tee:

The Ultraviolet Tee will be an everday staple of your summer like the UV rays from summer sunshine. Oversized with short cut-on sleeves, the shirt can be sewn from knits or wovens. View A is slightly cropped and has a curved hem that meets sharp and high on the side and has a subtle high-low shape from front to back. Wear over a camisole, with high-waisted shorts, or enjoy showing a little peek of skin as you move around. View B is standard shirt length and has a straight hem. Available in 2 cup size options: A-C (dartless) or D-F (darted/gathered) and with an optional pocket. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions provide separate construction information for wovens and knits.

Pattern Format:

The pattern is available as a .pdf. The instructions have 77 meticulous step-by-step illustrated instructions.
PDF: The .pdf includes separate printing layouts for home printing (8.5″x11″/A4 paper) and copy shop printing (A0/wide format paper). For the home print option, the exact pages necessary for each view and option are listed so you only need to print the pages necessary for your view and size. Both the home print and copy shop versions are layered .pdfs so you can print only the size/s you choose.

Suggested Fabrics:

Lightweight wovens or stretch knits with drape
Suggested knits include: hacci, lightweight jersey
Suggested wovens include: challis, crepe, georgette, gauze, lawn, voile

Notions:

Woven shirts use 1 yd (1 m) single fold bias tape (1/2” (13mm) wide folded).
Making your own is recommended but pre-packaged can be used.
Self-made bias tape is assumed in fabric requirements.

Sizing:

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Techniques used:

Woven pattern includes step-by-step instructions for narrow hems, bias taped necklines, and french seams.

Difficulty:

 Confident Beginner

Fabric Yardage: