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Top 10 Shirt Patterns for Every Occasion

Top 10 Shirt Patterns for Every Occasion

Finding the perfect shirt patterns can make sewing a wardrobe a breeze. Nothing beats a well-fitted shirt, whether you're dressing up for a formal occasion or just want to look your best on a casual day out. We have Over 60 Shirt Patterns that you can search through at any time but we realize that can be a bit daunting. Choosing the right pattern can be difficult so in this blog post we'll break down some of our favorite and most popular shirt patterns for every occasion.

Top 10 Shirt Patterns

Discover the ultimate collection of versatile shirt patterns that can be customized for any occasion. With that, get your sewing machine out and get ready to make your own shirts.

#1 Essential Tee: Womens, Mens, and Kids

The Essential T-Shirt Pattern is ideal for filling your wardrobe! This versatile tee is suitable for all seasons and stages of life. These patterns offer a wide range of mix-and-match possibilities, including: (1) Necklines: Crew, Scoop, V-Neck, Deep V-Neck, and Hood; (2) Sleeves: Tank, Short, Elbow, 3/4, and Long (with or without cuffs); (3) Curved or standard hem. The women's version also includes options for maternity and nursing.

Essential Tee Pattern

#2 Grand Slam Tee & Dress

The Grand Slam Tee and Dress is the perfect pattern for your kid's everyday wardrobe! This versatile pattern is not only comfortable to wear, but also incredibly easy to sew. You'll find yourself reaching for this pattern time and time again. Choose from a variety of options including a Tee, Tunic, and Dress , and opt different sleeve lengths such as Short, 3/4, and Long Sleeves. It also has options for a neckband or hood.

Shirt Patterns

#3 Women's Essential Raglan

The Women's Essential Raglan Pattern is an ideal choice for expanding your wardrobe. This versatile pattern is suitable for all seasons and life stages, offering options for both maternity and nursing. Sleeve options include short, 3/4, and long (with or without cuffs. You can also make a t-shirt dress with this pattern.

Women's Essential Raglan

#4 Mix Tape Tee: Kids and Adults

It's fun to mix your fabric scraps for a unique creation with the Mix Tape Tee! The Adult Mix Tape Tee is designed to have a unisex fit and a straight cut. Options include: (1) Colorbloced or Solid Back; (2) Short Sleeves or Long Sleeves; (3) Neckband or Hood; (4) Crew or Scoop Neckline; and, (5) Optional Nursing Access.

Mix Tape Tee Shirt Patterns

#5 Classic Oxford Button-Up Shirt Pattern for Kids

Elevate your child's wardrobe with the sophisticated Classic Oxford Button-Up! The Classic Oxford design includes a button-up front, back yoke, collar with a collar stand, a curved hem, and the choice between short and long sleeves. Enhance its formal look by pairing it with a tie or give it a more casual vibe with a playful print or cozy flannel. The styling options are limitless! If you need help, make sure to check out the YouTube Tutorial.

Button-Up Shirt Sewing Pattern

#6 Domino Dolman: Women and Kids

The Domino Dolman Tee Pattern offers a variety of choices, allowing you to create a unique tee for each day of the week and any season! Options include hood, neckband (crew and scoop), short or long sleeves with optional cuffs, and 3 different colorblocking views. The women's version also includes options for nursing and maternity wear, making the Domino Dolman suitable for every phase of life.

Domino Dolman Shirt Sewing Pattern

#7 Shirt Jacket: Adult & Kids

The Adult Shirt Jacket is an ideal layer of warmth for chilly days! It boasts timeless design elements like a button front and offers the choice between a hood or collar. The sleeves can be customized with either a cuff or a simple hem. This versatile garment is specifically designed to be made from cozy fabrics such as flannel, corduroy, fleece, and sherpa. If you require assistance, be sure to watch the YouTube Tutorial.

Shirt Jacket Pattern

#8 Knot Top Pattern: Bonnie for Girls and Berkley for Women

Prepare yourself for relaxed summer days with the Berkley and Bonnie Knot Top! They offer choices between a tank top or a t-shirt, both featuring folded cuffs and available in either a crew or scoop neckline.

Knot Top Patterns

#9 Essential Turtleneck: Women and Kids

The Essential Turtleneck Patterns are the perfect go-to basic to keep you warm and cozy. They include options for: (1) Mock, Turtleneck, & Cowl Neck, (2) Standard or Bishop Sleeves, and, (3) Top or Dress. The women's version also includes options for maternity and nursing access.

Turtleneck Patterns

#10 Firefly Dress and Top: Women and Girls

Stay cool during the scorching summer with the Firefly Sewing Pattern. This design boasts a racerback style and an a-line silhouette, making it suitable for various occasions such as daily wear, workouts, or even swimming. The Firefly includes options for: (1) Dress or Top; (2) Dress or Top with Built-in Bralette; or, (3) Bralette.

Firefly Dress & Top Pattern

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When it comes to shirt patterns, Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop is your one-stop shop. Also, be sure to check out our wide variety of other Sewing Patterns. We have a variety of other shirts, blouses, and more that be customized with ruffles, lace, and so on. If you're looking for an undershirt pattern we also have a camisole. Before you leave, also make sure to sign-up for our Newsletter to get new pattern releases and special deals and also join over 90,000 sewists in our Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop Facebook Group.

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