Nähanleitung Shirt Glenn


The Glenn pattern is a basic shirt with a hem that becomes longer towards the back. Thanks to the contrasting color trim on the hem, Glenn can be easily combined. The large round neckline and 3/4 length sleeves are suitable for summer temperatures, making Glenn the perfect shirt to wear under a cardigan.

Length at center back = 64 - 70 cm.

→ To the pattern “Glenn”

Glenn was sewn from a soft jersey in this pattern.

Required material:

We recommend a softly draping jersey and a polyester chiffon in a contrasting color.

Size 34-42 Outer fabric 1.25m 140cm wide
chiffon 0.50 m 140cm wide
Size 44-50 Outer fabric 1.40 m 140cm wide
chiffon 0.50 m 140cm wide


Cut the pattern pieces from your outer fabrics. Lay the fabric right side up. Place the selvedges parallel to the center so that you can place the front, back, front and back strips in the fold. 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 clips from the pattern through a 3mm long incision with scissors or chalk and mark the ends of the darts, note that bust darts must be used for larger sizes. Clip the seam allowance in the fabric fold because this is always a center. Markings define positions of dart ends, pocket positions, and much more. Transfer these either with chalk or pins.
What you need from fabric:

  • 1x back part in the break
  • 1x front part in the break
  • 1x front stripe in the break
  • 1x rear strip in the break
  • 2x sleeves in opposite directions
  • 1x strip

Sewing instructions:

To sew this 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. Seam allowances that are not specifically marked are 1cm wide!
Have fun sewing!

Sizes 42-50 have a bust dart, please sew this according to the cut. After transferring the pattern exactly and paying close attention to the marking, a simple, straight dart is closed and sewn on the left side of the fabric, clip by clip, tapering nicely from the widest point to the tip (so that the dart doesn't bag). Draw a line with tailor's chalk beforehand so that you don't sew too much or too little and the side seam is nice and straight.
So that you don't have to lock at the tip, you can sew the last centimeter with a very small stitch. Iron the dart contents upwards.

Place the front piece, right sides together, on the back piece and sew the shoulder seams together. Finish the seam allowances together and press them backwards.

Sew the sleeves into the corresponding armhole; you can use the clips in the front to determine which sleeve should be sewn where. The seam allowances are neatened together and ironed into the sleeve.

Next, close the inner arm and side seams in one go. Finish the seam allowance together and iron it into the back piece.

Finish the sleeve hems and iron them 2cm inwards. Stitch the hems securely to the outer fabric at 1.5cm and iron flat.

We continue with the neck hole. To do this, first iron the neck hole panel, left sides together, in a fold. Now sew the short section of the strip together, right sides together, so that you have a ring (unfold the strip again).

Sew the two open edges of the strip, right sides together, to the neck hole. I placed the seam of the strip on the seam of the left shoulder. Additionally, stitch the seam allowances flat along the edge.

Sew the two front panels and the two back panels together along the bottom edge, right sides together. Cut back the seam allowance on the curves a little and turn the facings right side out. Iron the edges nice and flat.

Finally, sew the panels with the open edge to the hem of the top. Finish the seam allowance together and iron it upwards into the top.

Finally, stitch the seam allowance flat from the right, close to the edge of the seam.

Your GLENN 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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