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Henderson Tee with Knot Hem

The Gillman Tee with Overlay is developed from Bunka Basic Bodice Block (Missy). Inspired by a design in the Mrs Stylebook High Summer 2019 edition, this chic dropped shoulder v-neck tee with beautiful gathering at the shoulder seam, an elasticised hem at the back and a knot in the front. 

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. Creating gathers 

    3. Finishing with binding


Materials required for this garment:

  • Knit Fabric: 110cm wide x 1.6m (recommended fabric: jersey)

  • Matching thread 

  • Elastic band


Keen to make this garment?

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

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