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Gilman Tee with Ovelay

The Gillman Tee with Overlay is developed from Bunka Basic Bodice Block (Missy). Inspired by a design in the Mrs Stylebook High Summer 2018 edition, this unique dropped shoulder tee comes with a woven overlay resembling a beautiful scarf wrap around the top, and a gathered hem at the overlay. 

What you will learn from making this outfit:

  • Take basic body measurements

  • Develop the top design from the Bunka Bodice Block (Missy Style)

  • Interpret instructional drafting illustrations to develop garment patterns

  • Convert bodice block to garment pattern

  • Fabric layout and cutting, including cutting knit fabrics

  • Construction of the top, which includes sewing techniques:

    1. Sewing with knit fabrics

    2. Finishing with binding

    3. Finishing using coverstitch machine 


Materials required for this garment:

  • Woven Fabric for overlay: 110cm wide x 2m (recommended fabric: lawn, poplin, voile)

  • Knit Fabric: 110cm wide x 1.6m (recommended jersey, double knit)

  • Matching thread 


Keen to make this garment?

Are you an existing student of the Draft and Sew course? 

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