A free, boy’s shirt sewing pattern; the Cerro Torre is named for one of the mountains in the southern patagonian ice field, due to it’s distinctive mountain range paper pieced back. Other features include contrast cuffs, collar and button placket. Shown here with the Skater Shorts Pattern.
With short sleeves, just like the mountains, your little one will be cool in the summer; or layer over a long-sleeve t-shirt for cooler months. The Cerro Torre Boy’s shirt sewing pattern is available in ages 2-6.
- 1 yard bear hike shroom organic cotton poplin
- 0.5 yard quail and poppy organic cotton poplin
- fat quarter mod basics solid white organic cotton poplin
- medium weight iron on interfacing
- buttons or snaps
- Cerro Torre boy’s shirt sewing pattern pdf ***
- organic cotton sewing thread
Assemble the Cerro Torre boy’s shirt sewing pattern pdf and cut out the required size from recommended fabrics.
Piecing/Assembling the back
Starting with section A, pin the fabric for piece 1 in place wrong side of fabric facing wrong side of pattern.
Fold back piece 2 so right side is facing the right side of piece 1, pin in place and sew along the seam on the right side of the pattern.
Repeat Steps 3-6 for remaining pieces of Section A.
Sewing the shirt together
Fuse interfacing to one side of collar. Fold collar in half right sides facing, sew around 3 edges, clip corners.
Attach interfacing to the button plackets. Sew button plackets to front pieces, right side of button placket facing wrong side of shirt.
Press button placket to front and press under 1/4″ of raw edge.
Sew short sides of cuff together, right sides facing with 1/4″ seam. Sew right side of cuff to wrong side of sleeve.
Press Cuff to right side of sleeve and press under 1/4″ of raw edge. Top stitch close to both edges.