How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirts

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt

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$).

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 1

For facing a neckline, cuffs and pocket I used elastic ribbed knit fabric.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 2

For back and front parts this t-shirt I used cotton jersey fabric.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 3

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.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 4

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.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 5

If you decide to sew women's t-shirt with a pocket then these photos will help you do it correct.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 6

Pin or baste the pocket before stitching.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 7

The main problem it is very difficult to sew without stretching knit fabric.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 8

Now you can start to make t-shirt. First you need pin and join the shoulders lines.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 9

Note: Don't stitch these details together with straight stitches. Use serger only. Using the zig zag stitches sewing machine is undesirable also.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 10

Binding strips for facing the neckline and sleeve holes.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 11

Pin the strip to the edge of sleeves.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 12

Mow you need serge these edges.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 13

Now you need serger the side edges of the t-shirt.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 14

Divide the neckline at four equal parts.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 15

Second, divide the binding strip on four equal segments.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 16

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.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 17

Now you can neaten the neckline seam using overlock.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 18

Press the binding strip with steam iron on the face side a t-shirt.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 19

At last step you need to hem t-shirt. First, you need fold the bottom fabric as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt, step 20

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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