Casual Shirt for Boys & Girls WILLOW SHIRT sewing pattern

Willow Shirt sewing pattern; casual easy fitting shirt suitable for boys and girls. Adaptable for all seasons.

Description: The shirt has a simple collar and faced lapel, patch pockets and sleeves with faced cuffs that can be worn turned up or drawn in at the wrist with a tab and button. A short sleeve option is also included in the tutorial. The collar/lapel can be worn open or closed at the neck. The back has a double yoke and box pleat. Contrast colour or print can be used on facings, pocket bands, cuffs and tabs; this is optional. There are buttons or snaps on the front opening and sleeve cuffs; non-functional pocket buttons are optional.

NEW! See our BLOG POST showing how to make the shirt pattern into a SHIRT DRESS!

Experience Level: Suitable for intermediate level of experience. Plain sewing skills only are required with the ability to make buttonholes. Neat and precise stitching and accurate seaming is essential to get the best results.

Sizes: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14 to fit children 4 to 14 years.

Fabric: Light to medium weight fabrics e.g. poplin, homespun, linen, pin-wale corduroy, flannel, chambray and similar fabrics are suitable. Coordinating larger and smaller prints can be used to accentuate the styling details.


  • Sizes to fit 4 to 14 years

  • Detailed photo sewing tutorial

  • Metric & Imperial measurements.

  • Intermediate experience level.

Materials you need at home:

  • See photo with fabric chart.

  • Buttons, thread, fusing.

  • Desktop printer, paper & glue for pattern.

  • Fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, iron, sewing machine.

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