Tshirt Neckline Alterations

I was thinking of getting the Jalie 2805 tshirt pattern, but after careful consideration, have decided against it. The fit is a bit wrong.

I wanted the jewel neck to be a bit lower, the henley to be a bit higher. Other sewers said the sleeves are too tight, so I would have to heighten the sleeve, which means messing with the armscye.

If you look at the pattern pictures, there is a weird horizontal and vertical line by the bust. Experts at patternreview.com said this about it:


The whole discussion is a fountain of information, check it out!

This pattern was recommended as a “learner” – a basic tshirt with three different ease levels:


When I get more advanced, here is something to look at:






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