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Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE Plus Size T-Shirt Pattern| Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE Plus Size T-Shirt Pattern| Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE T-Shirt Pattern in sizes 0-32 | Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE T-Shirt Pattern in sizes 0-32 | Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE T-Shirt Pattern in sizes 0-32 | Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE T-Shirt Pattern in sizes 0-32 | Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE T-Shirt Pattern in sizes 0-32 | Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Free Pattern
Zoom Core T-Shirt Free Pattern
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE Plus Size T-Shirt Pattern| Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE Plus Size T-Shirt Pattern| Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE Plus Size T-Shirt Pattern| Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE Plus Size T-Shirt Pattern| Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Pattern | FREE T-Shirt Pattern in sizes 0-32 | Closet Core Patterns
Zoom Core T-Shirt Free Pattern

Core T-Shirt Free Pattern

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The Core T-Shirt is a timeless wardrobe basic, our take on a classic crew-neck t-shirt. With a slightly boxy silhouette, it comes in two lengths with two sleeve options and is destined to be made more than once.

View A is a semi-cropped tee with short sleeves, the perfect length to pair with high-waisted pants. View B hits at the hip with 3/4 length sleeves. All views feature an optional patch pocket and an optional back neck and shoulder binding for a professional-looking finish.

Suggested Fabric

  • This pattern can be made in a variety of knit fabrics with at least 30% crosswise stretch. For a more structured look, choose 100% cotton interlock and jersey. For a drapier effect, choose cotton/spandex blends, ribbed or rayon knits.
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Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58” / 1.5 m wide

VIEW A - CROPPED LENGTH ~Sizes 0-14= 1 yd (0.9 m), 16-20 = 1.25 yd (1.15 m)

VIEW B - HIP LENGTH ~Sizes 0-8 = 1.25 yd (1.15 m), 10-14 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m), 16-20 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m)

Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 58” / 1.5 m wide

VIEW A - CROPPED LENGTH ~Sizes 14-32: 14-18 = 1.25 yd (1.15 m), 24-32 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m)

VIEW B - HIP LENGTH ~Sizes 14-32: 1.75 yd (1.6 m)

Additional Supplies

  • Jersey or ballpoint needle
  • Polyester thread in matching colour
  • Marking tool
  • Optional: Double needle for topstitching

Sizes Available:

0-20
14-32
Garment Measurement
Garment Measurement

When purchasing a PDF pattern, all size ranges are included with your download.

At this time, only sizes 0-20 are available in print format.

PDP File Details

Sizes 0-20 Sizes 14-32
Letter / A4 25 pages 32 pages
Copyshop / A0 2 pages 2 pages
Projector Files? NO
Layered files? YES

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Customer Reviews

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Jenny
Perfect fitted tee pattern

Ok. So I thought I would try this pattern with me as the guinea pig. Two tee shirts in a weekend and they are perfect. Sewed one as written and made slits in the other. I like the side slits best, so will alter the first tee to have side slits at the hem too. Have just received more bamboo and cotton lycra crazy print fabric, so tees for everyone for Christmas; starting to sew this weekend. At first I wondered about the length, should I lengthen or leave as in pattern. Trust me, the pattern length is perfect.

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M.T.
Basic T

Great pattern. Easy to sew. Best part it's free.

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Evy
Brilliant!

This is the first stretch garment I’ve ever sewn and the detailed instructions made it a piece of cake! The finished t-shirt (I made the short-sleeved cropped view) is, in my humble opinion, perfection! A massive thank you to the closet core team for this pattern x

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A.d.
Very good

Exactamente and easyJet with this pattern

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L.G.
Hand-sewn core t-shirt

I cut this project out at home and took the pieces in my bag with basting thread, matching garment thread, beeswax, good quality hand sewing needles, straight pins, scissors and clips in a loc n'loc on a two week week road trip.

I worked on the t-shirt in the evenings. I had used a fabric remnant with a nice stretchy bounce to it so the sewing was quite easy; I just made sure I basted all seams before I backstitched them and then whipstitched them together. The neckline seam was flattened down with two rows of spaced back stitch. I did not use the optional back neck piece.

It was a very clear pattern and an easy one too to practise my hand-sewning on. I like the boxy fit on my body. The only thing I'll do in the future is grade a slightly bigger neckline as I find the neck a wee bit high for me.

Thank-you so much for this free pattern. I'm sure I will make it again and again; maybe I'll even try a machine sewn one!

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J.W.
Great T-shirt

I’ve always been terrified by sewing knits, but recently bought a serger and decided it was time to conquer my fear. Because I loved the Carolyn pj pattern, I decided my inaugural knit project should be a Closet Core pattern because the instructions are straight forward and very clear. What a fabulous pattern and I made myself a 3/4 sleeve t-shirt on my serger with relative ease! It fits wonderfully and I really like it. I’ll definitely be making more of my own t-shirts using this pattern. Thanks for creating a pattern that is easy to make and looks good.

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