Nähanleitung Knotenshirt “Edda”

Sewing instructions knot shirt “Edda”

With our shirt Edda pattern you are very far from normal. The knot in the center front is an eye-catcher and the attached goblet collar creates a beautiful neckline. The shirt also has a slim cut and therefore has a feminine and figure-hugging silhouette. Goodbye T-shirt, hello Edda !

Length at center back = 61 - 67cm

→ To the pattern “Edda”

The Edda jersey shirt in these instructions was sewn from a soft jersey.

Required material:

We recommend a soft knit or jersey .

Size 34-44 Outer fabric 1.30 m 140cm wide
Size 44-50 Outer fabric 1.75m 140cm wide


Cut the pattern pieces out of your fabric . Place the selvages parallel to the center. The pattern pieces should all lie face up. Always align the thread arrow in the same direction on all pieces and parallel to the selvedge of the fabric. Transfer all the clippings from the pattern through a 3mm long incision with scissors or chalk . Clip the seam allowance in the fabric fold because this is always a center.

You need:

  • 2x front part opposite
  • 1x back part
  • 1x collar part
  • 2x sleeves opposite

Sewing instructions:

To sew your T-shirt you will need a sewing machine and an overlock sewing machine, or alternatively the zigzag stitch on your sewing machine to neaten the cut edges.

Be sure to use a jersey needle and use a stretchy stitch, i.e. if you are sewing with a household sewing machine, you should use either a zigzag stitch or the three-part elastic stitch and then all seam allowances again with a zigzag stitch or another appropriate stitch Neaten so they don't fray. In addition to the description, the colorful lines in the pictures show you where a seam needs to be sewn or something needs to be glued.
When sewing, pay attention to the seam allowance included in the pattern.
Have fun sewing!

You start with the two front parts, where you finish the curved edges with your overlock or with a zigzag stitch (here in the photo I have marked them again with a pink line). Once you've done that, take the right part of the front pieces. From this part you sew the cross seams A and A together from the edge to the clip (marked by the pink lines in the photo). A small opening remains in the middle.

Then place both front pieces together right sides together at the center front and sew the pieces together from the hem to the waist clip. Now you can pull the left front part through the opening. Now you close the cross seam in the left front part just like in the right, this creates the optical knot. Place the front piece right sides together on the back piece and sew the previously overcast side seams together.

Then neaten the shoulder seams and sew them together. Sew the back collar part to the front shawl collar/facing at shoulder height.

Now sew the back collar to the back neck hole.

Next, gather the seams at shoulder height. To do this, sew two seams on the open edge with the longest stitch length. Knot one end of each and pull on the other end until you have crimped the sections to 5cm (together to 10cm). Now comes the visually hardest but very easy part. You now have to align the attached facing of the collar with the neck hole. To do this, lay the collar spread out on the table so that the neck hole is at the top and the open facing edge is at the bottom. Then take the rest of the shirt and place it in the middle of the collar. Then you pin the neck hole and the facing seam together. It's almost like wrapping roulades or filling spring rolls or sewing yokes together in shirts. Now you have to stitch this firmly and then turn everything over. This is what it looks like when finished. Sew and finish the sleeves together and sew them into the corresponding armhole. Finally, all you have to do is double fold the hems and sew them on.

Your EDDA is ready!

If you don't know what to do next or if you have any questions, please contact us by email at info@schnittmuster-berlin.de. We will respond to you as quickly as possible.

Have a lot of fun with your new designer piece!

Warmest regards, Dagmar and Ellen.

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