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:

https://sewing.patternreview.com/SewingDiscussions/Topic/106223/

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:

https://butterick.mccall.com/b5215

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

https://off-the-cuff-style.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/the-split-cowl-collar-tutorial.html

https://sewguide.com/draft-necklines/

http://www.picturetrail.com/sfx/album/view/24084109

 

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