A button-up shirt with all of the classic details and a modern moderately slim fit. This design features a slim collar with collar stand an optional chest pocket flat felled seams and a yoke. The button band is drafted onto the shirt front to make matching plaids and stripes simple. The hem is curved so that this shirt can be worn tucked in or loose.
The sleeves include tower plackets and the option for a hidden tab so that they can be rolled and secured at the elbow. Choose between a centre back pleat or create a more fitted look with long shaped darts. The Fairfield includes regular sizing for slim to average figures and a separate set of pieces for larger figures to accommodate a rounded stomach.
This pattern as part of the Cityscape Urban Menswear Collection is an elegant silhouette accented with modern design elements. Sew the garments in this collection to create a polished wardrobe suitable for the professional lifestyle or formal occasions.
Suggested fabrics: Medium weight cottons, such as cotton shirting, poplin, lawn, oxford, chambray and flannel. Allow extra fabric if you choose a print that requires matching, such as plaids or stripes.
Average figures (XS – XXL): 115 cm/45″ wide fabric, 2.9 m/3.3 yards // 150 cm/60″ wide fabric, 2.1 m/2.3 yards.
Larger figures (M – 4XL): 115 cm/45″ wide fabric, 2.9 m/3.3 yards // 150 cm/60″ wide fabric, 2.3 m/2.5 yards.
Sizing: XS – 4XL. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: Medium weight fusible or sewn-in interfacing; ten 3/8″ (1 cm) or 1/2″ (1.3 cm) buttons; two optional 3/8″ (1 cm) buttons for sleeve plackets; two optional 3/8″ (1 cm) or 1/2″ (1.3 cm) buttons for sleeve tabs.
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