T-Shirt patterns for everyone else.

I recently posted some of my favorite t-shirt patterns for women, but here are some t-shirt patterns for everyone else. When I was looking for patterns to use with blake, I found there to be a TON of women’s patterns, quite a bit of stuff for kids and not so much for men. I guess that isn’t too surprising, but that makes it all the more worthwhile to share my findings!

For men, we’ve got Eugene by Seamwork, a classic henley-style t-shirt.

Seamwork Eugene in Blake knit

Seamwork Eugene in Blake knit

The men’s Metro T-shirt by Liesl + Co is a great, classic t-shirt.

Men's Metro T-Shirt in Blake Knit

Men's Metro T-Shirt in Blake Knit

There’s also Paxson by Seamwork, which is a raglan-style t-shirt for men, but it’s currently under construction and not available. It’ll be nice when it is available, because a basic raglan pattern for men is hard to find. I’ve looked…

For kids, there are so many good ones. Here are some of my favorites.

The Field Trip Raglan by Oliver + S, is a great raglan option for boys–with a pocket.

Field Trip Raglan t-shirt in Blake Knit

Field Trip Raglan t-shirt in Blake KnitThe School Bus t-shirt by Oliver + S is a great basic t-shirt pattern for boys.

I added contrasting cuffs and a pocket to this one. The pocket was quite the highlight for my nephew. Not pictured, but within minutes of putting it on, he was delighted to discover that he could fit his entire hand in the pocket. Score!

Schoolbus T-Shirt in Blake Knit

Another kid’s t-shirt that I haven’t tried, but would like to try is the Flashback Skinny Tee by Made By Rae. It’s really cute, and I like the wider cuffs.

Flashback Skinny Tee

The Modern Layette Set by Green Bee Patterns has some good knit options. I’ve been wanting to try this out, especially after seeing this set that Anna Graham sewed up.

Modern Layette Set by Green Bee Patterns

The Lunch Box Tee by Oliver + S is one that I’m hoping to whip up this week since my niece is coming to visit.

Lunch Box Tee

I think a striped version of the short-sleeve length would be very cute in some blake. (And the culottes might need to be made too–so cute!)

Lunch Box Tee

I really enjoyed the feedback and comments that I received after my last t-shirt post. You guys pointed me towards some good stuff to check out, including the Sewaholic’s Renfrew Top, Hey June’s Lane Raglan and Love Notions’s Laundry Day Tee (available in sizes XS-XXXL).

What other knit patterns are you a fan of?

 

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8 Responses to T-Shirt patterns for everyone else.

  1. mjb June 20, 2017 at 1:58 pm #

    The Jalie t-shirt patterns are great for men/boys, and they have a raglan in their newest release

    • carolyn friedlander June 22, 2017 at 8:59 am #

      Thanks so much! This is very helpful to know.

  2. jessiesternsews June 20, 2017 at 8:19 pm #

    I also love Thread Theory’s Strathcona pattern for men – there’s a henley option and also a basic tee : ) I found the short sleeves super long but other than that I think it’s a nice option for a slimmer, more modern width!

    • carolyn friedlander June 22, 2017 at 8:59 am #

      Sweet! I’d totally forgotten about these guys, so big thanks for the mention. They’re stuff looks great!

  3. Sara June 21, 2017 at 3:32 pm #

    I’ll second Thread Theory! They do mainly men’s patterns and decided to because men’s patterns are so lacking. Also, check out the new digital magazine, Sew Sew Def! They are on month 3 now and each month, you get two sewing patterns with the magazine purchase. One pattern is for women and one for men! Their first issue had t-shirts for both patterns.

    • carolyn friedlander June 22, 2017 at 8:58 am #

      Awesome! Thanks so much for the tips, Sara! These sound great.

  4. Kitsie August 30, 2017 at 1:40 pm #

    Vuokatti has a free men’s raglan pattern. It’s been a go-to for all my husbands active wear tops. https://www.shelby.fi/?cPath=405_436_486&language=en

    • carolyn friedlander September 1, 2017 at 11:26 am #

      Awesome–thanks for the great pattern tip!

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