Shirt No. 1


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Shirt No. 1 by 100 Acts of Sewing is a simple top with short sleeves. This loose fit shirt is easy to wear and makes a great layering piece. The neck is finished with bias tape facing.

The pattern calls for 1.5 yards - 1.75 yards (1.4 - 1.6 meters) light weight plain weave fabric such linen, cotton lawn, voile or natural fiber blend (no jersey or knits).

An instruction booklet walks you through the steps, from tracing and cutting the pattern pieces, to making and sewing bias tape. The pattern is printed on bond paper, with eight nested sizes (all sizes included).

Fabric requirements:

Full Bust Measurement Fabric 45"
XS:  32" 1.5 yd
S:  35" 1.5 yd
M:  38" 1.5 yd
L:  41" 1.5 yd
XL:  44" 1.75 yd
2X:  47" 1.75 yd
3X:  50" 1.75 yd
4X:  53" 1.75 yd

Additional Fabric:  1/2 yd or fat quarter of contrast fabric for bias tape.

Notions:  3/4" (18mm) bias tape maker