Fantail Shirt & Sweatshirt

Size Guide

A sister top to the Fantail Tank but with full length raglan sleeves. Easy to sew with a designer twist, the center front hem gather adds unique interest and the lowered back hem ensures the top is flattering around the derriere. A lovely line is created from the center front down along the hip and around the rear hem creating a "fantail". The Fantail Shirt is a simple sew and the curved hem made easy with bias binding.

This is a trans-seasonal top that can take you from smart casual to work.

Easy. Different. Flattering and is a perfect match with the Sidewinder Pants.

>STYLE OPTIONS: Round neck and "V" neck in a SHIRT or SWEATSHIRT option. Refer design sketch in product images.

 >DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Confident Beginner | Easy Intermediate (4/10).
The Fantail Shirt can be sewn with or without an overlocker (serger) to neaten the seams.

FANTAIL SHIRT: Designed for woven fabrics, we recommend cotton, rayon, viscose, polyester crepe and light weight linen.
FANTAIL SWEATER: Sew with light to medium weight knits (jersey cotton, sweat shirting and merino wool).


The PDF pattern is available in sizes XS - 2XL with 2 different purchasing options:

A. Print-at-home (on A4 or letter paper). Each PDF file contains 3 different pattern sizes. Choose the size that best fits you and receive a couple of sizes either side to allow you to grade between them if necessary.  Refer the Size Chart for help if you need. 

B. CopyShop(AO size)+Print-at-home (All sizes with the option to either print at home or print on a single AO sized sheet at your local printer). ** Please select the "AllSizes+AO" Size** as the sized patterns are A4 and Letter only.

>TIPS for a creating a bias neckline here (pattern instructions are for a facing)

available immediately after checkout.
Opening the file in ADOBE READER will maximize the pattern features (Layers feature will allow you to print only the size you need.  You can also use the URL and bookmark links within the file to quickly access information and support).

For inspiration,Pattern hacks and the Testers feedback you might like to read the Fantail Shirt/Sweatshirt blog right here.

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