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T-shirt with Angled Seams | 360-Degree View

Threads #201, Feb./March 2019
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Atacac: Shareware No. 17 /-shirt is a one-piece pattern for a top with an asymmetrical V-neckline and angled front seam, Y-shaped back seam, and sleeves that wrap from the back panel and are inset into the front armscye. Atacac offers patterns for free. The downloadable PDF is available in size 3 only, although sewers with CLO 3-D software can access all five sizes. There are no sewing instructions, yardage amounts, or supplies listed. A size 3 sample required 1 1/2 yards of 60-inch-wide fabric. Most matching edges are labeled with letters. The front neckline and sleeve hems are finished with a narrow binding, and the back neckline has a cut-on facing. Our seamstress found this finishing awkward, as it left a gap between the facing and the binding at the back neckline. Drapey, light- to medium-weight knits work best with this T-shirt design. A stripe plays up the unique construction.

(Sized 15 for busts 3342.5 in.; size 3 for busts 38 in.)

—Tested by Ruthe Ploskunyak, Fairfield, Connecticut

This T-shirt pattern was reviewed in Threads #201, Feb./March 2019.

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