All Day Shirt

   
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Description

A men's wardrobe staple, this shirt is both versatile and polished. The pattern features many professional details like separate collar and collar band, tower sleeve placket, and collar and cuff facings to help you sew great looking (and fitting!) shirts. View A includes a continuous (cut-on) placket, dress collar with pockets for collar stays (and a template for making them), and a sharp-looking chest pocket. View B features a separate (set-in) placket, button-down collar, and workshirt-style pockets with concealed button flaps.

Suggested Fabrics

This pattern works best with a variety of light- to medium-weight woven fabrics including quilting cotton, voile, lawn, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, denim, linen, and flannel.

Notions

Coordinating thread, featherweight interfacing (fusible or sew-in), 7/16" buttons (10 for View A, 12 for View B), 3/8" buttons (2 for View A, 4 for View B), a flat piece of plastic for collar stays (View A).

Fabric Guide

size XS S M L XL XXL
View A, 44" Fabric 3 yards 3 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/2 yards 3 1/2 yards
View A, 58" Fabric 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards
View B, 44" Fabric 3 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/2 yards 3 1/2 yards
View B, 58" Fabric 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards

 

Finished Measurements

size XS S M L XL XXL
Chest 41" 43" 46" 49" 52" 55"
Waist 36" 39" 42" 45" 48" 51"
Back Length* 30 1/4" 31" 31 3/4" 32 1/2" 33 1/4" 34"
Sleeve Length* 33" 34" 35" 36" 37" 38"
Neck 13 3/4" 14 3/4" 15 3/4" 16 3/4" 17 3/4" 18 3/4"