Sizes: EUR 32 – 46 (US 0 – 14 / UK 4 – 18)
A straight-cut and loose-fitting, high hip length shirt
An interesting overlapping collar
Bust darts and angular breast pockets
The button stands are rounded on the bottom with a short vent at the center front
A shoulder yoke, two small pleats at the back provide ease
The sleeve opening has a deep vent with a placket and two pleats, with French cuffs and cuff links made of buttons
You can choose any light or medium-weight shirting with a crisp texture. Avoid very drapey fabrics to make sure that the collar stays straight and in form. The sample is made of linen shirting (Materials).
Materials & Supplies:
Fabric: 150 – 225 cm / 1¾ – 2½ yd
Fusible interfacing: 40 cm / ½”
18 small buttons (diameter approx. 1 cm / ⅜”)
Elastic thread (for the cuff links)
Note that for patterned or napped fabrics the fabric requirement may be higher.