Helga Shirt Pattern
Helga Shirt – This oversized shirt is a winning combination of loose, comfortable and stylish. The pattern includes two options - collarless (View A) and mandarin-style collar (View B). Features include a swing back and side seams that angle to the front and finish with a clever stepped hem.
Suitable fabrics for the Helga Shirt include linen, cotton, lightweight wool, wool crepe and firmer silks (e.g. dupion and taffeta).
Our Helga Shirt pattern comes with all sizes (AUS sizing) XXS, XS, S, M, L and XL included. Seam allowances are included in the pattern as well as sewing instructions/photos.
Print at home AND Print at copy shop ( blog post here to show how)
The pattern comes with a A4 (or US Letter Size Paper) Print At Home version ( There are 46 pattern tiles plus the test square sheets - 30 pages for Sheet 1 and 16 pages for Sheet 2 ). You will also receive Print At Copy Shop version file (note: there are two files that needs to be printed - Sheet 1 is A0 sheet size and Sheet 2 is A1 sheet size) along with the sewing instructions file (so that you can print these at home). Ensure that all printing is done on 100% Scale (or Actual Size/Full Scale).
- After purchasing a digital sewing pattern, you will be able to download the pattern instantly (check for the download link on the order confirmation page at the end of the checkout process. It may take a moment to become active).
- You will also receive an automatic email with a link to the download.
- If you haven't received the email, please check your spam/junk folder.
- You will have one week to download the file (before the link expires).
Hard Copy Version (Limited Stock).
For a limited time only the Helga Shirt Pattern will be available to order in full hard copy - two printed full sheet layout of the pattern in all sizes together with sewing instruction booklet with full colour photos.
Sizes included: (AUS sizing) XXS, XS, S, M, L and XL
*NOTE: Due to the width of the back pattern piece, only sizes XXS, XS and S can be cut out in narrow width fabrics (112cm)
Notions: thread, 40cm interfacing, 4 x 18mm buttons
Suitable fabrics: linen, cotton, lightweight wool, wool crepe and firmer silks (e.g. dupion and taffeta).
Finished length of Helga Shirt (from centre back): Size S – 26" (66cm)
Finished width of Helga Shirt (across bust): Size S – 45.5" (116cm)
Finished length of sleeve: Size S - 20" (51cm)
Seam Allowance: seam allowances are included and are in imperial (inches) not metric (centimetres).
All seams are 1/2” unless specified otherwise (e.g. at necklines, hemlines etc.) Please take the
seam allowances specified in sewing instructions.
Sewing Level for this pattern: suitable only for intermediate through to advanced sewers.
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