More shirts!

Still on the hunt for the perfect shirt? This is part 2 of my shirt roundup (see part 1 here)!

The Indie Sewing World loves shirts- there’s just so many great patterns out there. Making a shirt is a great way to tackle new skills, and buttonholes eventually become not as scary as they once were.

The Archer Button-Up Shirt from Grainline Studios was perhaps the original Indie Sewing Pattern Shirt!

Available up to 111.7cm (44″) bust and 119.3cm (47″) hip

“The Garden at Bougival” by Berthe Morisot

The Waikerie Shirt and Dress Collection from Muna and Broad is available up to a 182cm (71.5″) hip

This ‘cup-size flexible’ shirt has multiple views, sleeve-lengths, and even collar options through Patreon.

M&B will grade this pattern up to your size if their size chart is too small to include you.

The Olya Shirt & Dress from Paper Theory is available up to a 114cm (45″) bust and 120cm (47.5″) hip

This relaxed, loose fitting shirt has traditional details and a unique sleeve and pocket treatment.

“The Garden at Bougival” by Berthe Morisot

The Bloom Shirt & Dress from Make by TFS comes with options!

With 3 different collar options, just like Muna and Broad, TFS will grade this pattern up to your size if their sizes don’t include you.

Available up to 149.5cm (55.7″) bust and 159.5cm (62.8″) hip

The Gilbert Shirt from Helen’s Closet is available up to a 147.5 cm (58″) bust

With a camp-style collar and a relaxed fit, one of the views has the cute tie-front option which is pictured.

The Harrison Shirt from Cashmerette is a great shirt option for busty folks looking for a fitted shirt option.

With double princess seams, and classic shirt features, the Harrison also comes with cup-size options.

Available up to a 157cm (58″) bust and 157cm (58″) hip

The Naomi Shirt from Coffee + Thread is available up to a 128cm (50.4″) bust and 138cm (54″) hip

Check out chch-based sewist @naomi.joy.creates in her namesake shirt (and this one too)!

“The Garden at Bougival” by Berthe Morisot

The Ellsworth Shirt from Merchant & Mills is available in both their original size range and expanded sizes.

This boxy shirt has a high-low back hem, a half placket and 3/4 length sleeves.

Their largest size is 139.5cm (55″) bust and 145.5cm (57.5″) hip

Shirts for men

Check out the Sanders Button Up from Elbe Textiles, The Fairfield Button Up from Thread Theory, and the Gosling Shirt from SewSew Def. Also take a look at the Nico Shirt and the Tino Shirt from Stokx Patterns which mix woven and knit fabrics for an extra-comfie shirt.

Fabric for shirts?

Of course, there’s lots of great shops in NZ where you can source great shirt-weight fabric!

I might come back with part 3 of my shirt roundup, but I’m not sure yet if I’ve got an inspiring enough list! Do you have a favourite shirt which hasn’t been included? Let me know in the comments!

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