Closet Core Patterns – Jenna Shirt + Shirtdress


Nothing compares to an oversized menswear-inspired shirt when it comes to iconic wardrobe staples, and the Jenna Button-up shirt ticks all the boxes. Perfectly proportioned and loaded with polished and classic shirting details, Jenna features a loose fit, drop shoulder, deep back yoke, chest pocket, traditional shirt collar and collar stand, and a long sleeve with a classic tower placket and cuff. A dream styling piece that pairs with just about everything, Jenna will breathe new life into your closet.

View A is the perfect everyday button-up shirt, ending below the seat with a deeply curved hem. View B is a cropped button-up shirt with a straight hem. View C is a shirtdress with a gathered skirt panel.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size Range:This pattern spans from XXS (31″/79cm bust, 33″/83cm hip) to 4X (60″/152cm bust, 62″/157cm hip).

Recommended Fabrics:

  • Light to mid-weight woven and shirtings.
  • For a crisp, classic shirt, choose structured woven like poplin, chambray, oxford, broadcloth, and dobby and twill shirtings.
  • For a softer effect, choose linen, Tencel, voile, viscose, silk, or flannel.

Additional Supplies:

  • Fusible interfacing, 1/2 yard (0.5 m). Choose a light to midweight woven interfacing for a softer effect. • Choose a crisp, non-woven interfacing for sturdier cuffs and collars.
  • Shirt buttons, 13-15 mm wide. • 12 buttons for View A • 10 buttons for View B • 9 buttons for View C
  • Matching thread
  • Marking tool

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