Normal fitting long sleeve shirt for toddlers and older kids
(Skinny) John is a great basic unisex pattern for normal to slim children.
It offers a lot of variations for both boys and little girls – long and short sleeves, with or without hoodie and front pocket. Even older girls will enjoy wearing this straight cut shirt for sport activities or as lounge wear.
Fabric recommendation: Jersey knit fabric or cotton interlock
the PDF contains 24 color pages (DIN A4):
• 3 pages of sewing and cutting instructions (without photo tutorial. Text in English)
• 17 pages pattern pieces in 15 children’s sizes (86, 92, 98, 104, 110, 116, 122, 128, 134, 140, 146, 152, 158, 164, 170 / 18m, 2T, 3T, 4, 5, 6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15)
• design examples, sewing advice and Information about the shirt
• add-on: the sewing pattern itself also comes as a large format pdf for plotter (with German labeling)
Please note: My patterns don’t include the seam allowance, it needs to be added when cutting out the pieces.
All measurements are in centimeters / meters (you can find a small printable ruler in the ebook.)
The EU-sizes used convert approximately to these US-sizes:
68=6M • 74=9M • 80=12M • 86=18M • 92=2T • 98=3T • 104=4 • 110=5 • 116=6 • 122=7 • 128= 8 • 134=9 • 140=10 • 146=11 • 152=12 • 158=13 • 164=14 • 170=15
European sizes are based on children’s height. If you know your child’s height, just convert it from inches to centimeters and select the EU size according to the height.
Please be aware that these are digital PDF-files you have to print yourself (“ebooks“), you will not receive a paper pattern via mail.
This pattern is optimized for DIN A4 paper, most will work fine on letter size paper as well.
This pattern is intended for private use and to produce one-of-a-kind pieces or small series for a small business. If you use the pattern for your business, please don’t forget to add the source “pattern by www.erbsenprinzessin.com“ to your promotional text. Thank you.
Mass production or industrial use of the shirt is not allowed under any circumstances.
It is not allowed to sell ready to sew pieces of the shirt (for example as a part of sewing kits).
You are not allowed to share, print or publish this PDF or any parts of it.
I can not be held responsible for any errors that patterns might contain, nor can I be held responsible for any injuries, losses, and other damages that may result from the use of the information in this pattern. Please ensure yourself that products made with this pattern follow your country’s children’s clothes safety regulations, as these vary widely from country to country.
Have fun sewing!