Wanderlust Tee - Simple Sewing Pattern for Knits

A wardrobe essential, the Wanderlust Tee is perfect no matter where you are headed. This breezy, boxy tee exudes effortless style. The a-line shape means a closer fit in the shoulders, keeping a put-together look without being clingy. A wide neck and slightly cropped length finishes off this design for a modern look. Whether you have a day of errands or a dinner date on your calendar, you’ll be looking smart and feeling cozy in your new favorite tee! Wanderlust is a simple tee made out of a knit fabric. The set-in sleeves are attached while the garment is flat making them perfect for a beginner. The neckline and hems are finished with a double needle for a professional look easily achieved on a regular sewing machine.

RECOMMENDED FABRIC Light to medium weight knits. 1 to 1-1/4 yds 58" or 1-3/4 - 1-7/8 yds 45"

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS NEEDED Coordinating thread, twin needle (4.0), ball point needle, fabric shears, pins, marking tool, measuring tape, sewing machine, iron, serger (optional). Optional: Using a walking foot on your sewing machine works really well for sewing jersey.


  • Illustrated Sewing Pattern
  • Pattern Files for both home printer & large scale printer
  • Beginner Friendly Intro to Sewing with Knits
  • Sizes XS - XXL (32" - 46" Bust)
  • US Imperial Measurement

Materials you need at home:

  • Fabric Requirements (using 60" / 150 cm mid- to light-weight knit fabric) Sizes XS - M: 1 yd / 1 m, Sizes L - XXL: 1 1/4 yds / 1.2 m
  • Fabric Requirements (using 44" / 110 cm mid- to light-weight knit fabric) Sizes XS - S: 1 3/4 yd / 1.6 m, Sizes M - XXL: 1 7/8 yds / 1.75 m
  • Coordinating Thread
  • Twin Needle (4.0)
  • Ball Point Needle
  • Fabric Shears
  • Pins
  • Marking Tool
  • Measuring Tape
  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron
  • Serger (recommended, but optional)
  • Walking Foot for Sewing Machine (optional, very helpful for sewing with knits)
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Fancy Tiger Crafts

Fancy Tiger Crafts is a revolutionary shop in Denver, Colorado that specializes in craft supplies, patterns and classes for the modern crafter. Owners Jaime Jennings and Amber Corcoran's vision is to inspire people to reach their crafting potential through modern and sustainable supplies and quality instruction. We believe that making things by hand makes people feel better and that if more people made things, the world would be a better place.

A Denver staple since 2006, Fancy Tiger Crafts expanded in 2012 to their newly renovated location at 59 Broadway. The shop features two large sewing studios and an expansive community space for events and handcrafting. In 2014, Jaime and Amber opened the online store to share the love and inspiration of their little brick and mortar to the world beyond Denver.

Jaime and Amber host Open Craft Night every Tuesday night and we'd love to meet you! Bring your project and knit, spin, crochet, or embroidery with us from 6 – 9pm. If you're ever in the neighborhood, please visit us and say hi!

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