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Sketchbook Shirt and Shorts Pattern

Sketchbook Shirt and Shorts Pattern

This wonderful 'Sketchbook Shirt and Shorts' paper pattern from Oliver & S is for a boy's or girl's classic shirt and shorts.


I am a huge fan of Oliver & S patterns and this is why I stock them, the instructions are clear and walk you through every step of the process


View A includes one-piece collar, long sleeves with cuffs, and chest pocket. View B has band collar and short sleeves.

Both styles include button front placket and shirt-tail hem. Below-the-knee length elastic-waist shorts include front pockets and mock fly.


Skills Used

Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, collar, flat-set sleeves, front hip pocket, patch pockets, plackets, and pleats.


Suggested Fabrics

Shirt: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, lawn, shirting, poplin, fine-wale corduroy, and linen.
Shorts: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like denim, canvas, chambray, corduroy, twill, and linen.



Shirt: Thread, eight 3/8" or 1/2" buttons (six for View B), lightweight fusible interfacing.
Shorts: Thread, 3/4" wide elastic.


Fabric Guide (fabric width: 44"-45")

SIZE6-12 M12-18 M18-24 M2T3T4
View A1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards1 3/4 yards1 3/4 yards
View B1 yard1 yard1 yard1 yard1 yard1 1/4 yards
View C3/4 yard3/4 yard3/4 yard3/4 yard1 yard1 yard


View A1 3/4 yards1 3/4 yards2 yards2 yards2 yards2 yards
View B1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards1 3/4 yards1 3/4 yards
View C1 yard1 yard1 1/4 yards1 1/4 yards1 1/2 yards1 1/2 yards


Finished Measurements

SIZE6-12 M12-18 M18-24 M2T3T4
Shirt Chest23"24"25"25 1/2"26 1/2"27 1/2"
Shirt Length*13 1/2"14"14 1/2"15"15 1/2"16"
Long Sleeve Length**14 1/4"15 1/4"16 1/4"17 1/4"18 1/4"19 1/4"
Short Sleeve Length**11"11 1/4"11 1/2"11 3/4"12"12 1/4"
Shorts Outseam9 3/4"10 1/4"10 1/2"11 3/4"12 1/4"13"
Shorts Hip, Extended22 3/4"23 3/4"24 3/4"25 1/4"26 1/2"27 1/2"


Shirt Chest28 1/2"29 1/2"31"32"33 3/4"35"
Shirt Length*16 1/2"17"17 1/2"18"18 1/2"19"
Long Sleeve Length**20 1/2"22"23"24 1/2"25 1/2"27"
Short Sleeve Length**12 1/2"12 3/4"13"13 1/2"13 3/4"14"
Shorts Outseam14"15 3/4"16 1/2"17"18"18 3/4"
Shorts Hip, Extended28 1/2"31 1/4"32 3/4"33 3/4"35 1/2"36 1/4"

* Measured from shoulder at neckline
** Measured from center back neck

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  • Manufacturer

    Oliver & S

  • Language

    English (USA)

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