Finally it’s time to launch my second pattern, Hazelhen Tee! It is made in women’s sizes EUR 32-56. There will also be kids’ sizes available soon and later in the fall baby sizes will also be launched! The pattern and instructions are only in Swedish at the moment, but later this summer an English version will be released as well!
This has been such a fun and interesting pattern to work with as it is designed for two different cup sizes. There is a version for B-cup that is without bust dart and a variant for D-cup that has a bust dart. A bust dart can really do so much for the fit if you have a fuller bust. I have increased the width and the length of the front piece and the bust darts reduces the drag lines under the armhole.
You can now find this pattern here at my Etsy shop and during the weekend, until Sunday midnight (Swedish time), I offer a 20% discount as a launch offer! No code is needed.
Size and fit:
The pattern is available in sizes EUR 32-56 in both cup versions. The T-shirt has a slim fit and the garment measurement over the bust is about 5% smaller than the body size. It is a classic and simple design and perfect to wear as a base garment or to have as a base pattern when making your own pattern adjustments.
A detailed sewing tutorial is included where I show each step with both images and text. It is suitable to a beginner, but the description also contains tips that an experienced seamstress can benefit from. And as mentioned, it is only in Swedish at the moment.
Since the garment has a minus ease over the bust and hip, a stretchy knit is required, it should have at least 40% stretch in width. The sewing description and pattern includes a stretch guide so you can easily check your fabric. But the fabric should also stretch about the same on the length, ie at least 40%. If the fabric is stiffer in width or length, the fit may feel too tight. The striped fabric, in which I sewed a photo sample, had only 25-30% stretch, but I then made it one size bigger to compensate for the stiff fabric.
This pattern is created so that each size is in a separate layer and different colors. Both A4 / Letter and A0 are available as two PDF files. One PDF contains only seam allowance lines and the other contains both sewing lines and seam allowance lines. You can therfore turn on and off the different layers and choose to print only one size or several sizes and if you want to see both the sewing line and the seam allowance lines. The seam allowance is 1cm and the hem is 2cm.
Stay tuned here on the blog and I will show you some pattern hacks and fit adjustments you can easily make to adapt the pattern to your body!
All photos are taken by MalenaMi.