The Glenn pattern is a basic shirt with a hemline that gets longer towards the back. The color-contrasting panel on the hem makes Glenn easy to combine. The large round neckline and the 3/4 long sleeves are suitable for summer temperatures, so Glenn is the perfect shirt to wear under a cardigan.

Length at center back = 64-70 cm.

Glenn was sewn from a soft jersey in this pattern.

Required material:

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

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 out the pattern pieces from your outer fabrics. Lay the fabric right side up. Lay the selvedges parallel to the center so that you can lay the front piece, back piece, front and back stripes in the fold. The pattern pieces should all be face up. Always align the grain arrow on all pieces in the same direction and parallel to the selvage of the fabric. Transfer all the notches from the pattern through a 3mm long incision with scissors or with chalk and mark the ends of the darts, note that bust darts are to be processed from larger sizes. Pinch the seam allowance in the fold of the fabric because this is always a center. Markings define positions of dart ends, pocket positions, etc. Transfer these either with chalk or pins.
You need from fabric:

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

Sewing instructions:

To sew this shirt you need a sewing machine and an overlock sewing machine, alternatively you can use the zigzag stitch on your sewing machine to finish the raw edges.

Be sure to use a jersey needle and use a stretch stitch, i.e. if you are sewing with a home sewing machine you should use either a zigzag stitch or the tripartite 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 to be glued.
When sewing, pay attention to the seam allowance included in the pattern. Seam allowances that are not specially marked are 1 cm wide!
Happy sewing!

Sizes 42-50 have a bust dart, please sew this according to the pattern. A simple, straight dart is closed and sewn on the wrong side of the fabric, snap by snap, tapering from the widest point to the tip (so that the dart does not bag) on ​​the wrong side of the fabric, following the exact transfer of the pattern and carefully observing the marking. Draw a line with the tailor's chalk beforehand so that you don't sew too much or too little and finish the side seam nicely straight.
So that you don't have to bartack at the top, you can sew the last centimeter with a very small stitch. You iron the dart content upwards.

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

Sew the sleeves into the corresponding armholes, you can use the snaps on the front to find out which sleeve should be sewn in where. The seam allowances are overcast together and ironed into the sleeves.

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

Neaten the sleeve hems and iron them inwards by 2 cm. At 1.5cm, stitch the hems firmly to the outer fabric and iron flat.

Next up is the neck hole. To do this, first iron the neckline, left sides facing, in a fold. Now sew the short stretch of the strip together, right sides together, so that you have a ring (unfold the strip again to do this).

Sew the two open edges of the strip, right sides together, to the neckline. I placed the seam of the stripe here on the seam of the left shoulder. In addition, topstitch the seam allowances just under the edge.

Sew the two front panels and the two back panels together at the bottom edge, right sides together. Slightly trim back the seam allowance at the curves and turn the facings right side out. You iron the edges nice and flat.

Finally, sew the bands with the open edge to the hem of the bodice. Overcast the seam allowance and iron it up into the bodice.

Finally, from the right side, flatten the seam allowance just below the edge from the seam.

Your GLENN is ready!

If you don't know what to do, or if you have any questions, please send us an email to info@schnittmuster-berlin.de. We will answer you as soon as possible. 

Have a lot of fun with your new designer piece! 

Sincerely, your Dagmar and Ellen.

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