How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirts
Learn how to sew t-shirts from knit fabrics. Here you find tutorial how to make jersey womens t-shirt with 20 photos and pro comments.
In this tutorial are only some steps how to sew summer t-shirts. The version with full illustrated instructions (more than 50 photos) and printed sewing pattern (pdf) you can get for a fee (5$).
For facing a neckline, cuffs and pocket I used elastic ribbed knit fabric.
For back and front parts this t-shirt I used cotton jersey fabric.
The pattern of t-shirt size 46-48 (pdf) I can send e-mail after payment.
But I can give you free tip: To draft a pattern, you can use your old t-shirt.
First you have to do pocket. This is a complex element of T-shirts. For beginners I recommend to make a T-shirt without a front pocket.
If you decide to sew women's t-shirt with a pocket then these photos will help you do it correct.
Pin or baste the pocket before stitching.
The main problem it is very difficult to sew without stretching knit fabric.
Now you can start to make t-shirt. First you need pin and join the shoulders lines.
Note: Don't stitch these details together with straight stitches. Use serger only. Using the zig zag stitches sewing machine is undesirable also.
Binding strips for facing the neckline and sleeve holes.
Pin the strip to the edge of sleeves.
Mow you need serge these edges.
Now you need serger the side edges of the t-shirt.
Divide the neckline at four equal parts.
Second, divide the binding strip on four equal segments.
Before stitching you need to attach the binding strip to the neckline combining mark.
For securing the tape to the neckline, you can use small office clips.
Now you can neaten the neckline seam using overlock.
Press the binding strip with steam iron on the face side a t-shirt.
At last step you need to hem t-shirt. First, you need fold the bottom fabric as shown.
Stitch it using straight stitches sewing machine on the wrong side of t-shirt.
More information on how to sew this women's t-shirt from knit fabric is available for a fee (5$). I send you the pattern (pdf) with full illustrated tutorial (more than 50 photos).
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
E-mail for sending is on the contact page.
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