212 Five Frontier Shirts


Misses 8-16; Men's 36-46

Here are five shirts worn in the 19th century. Choose one of these traditional Western shirts for the cowboy or cowgirl in you, and sew up the five different variations for every day of the week: lace-front, square bib, shaped bib, contrast yoke, and traditional bull's-head yoke. Pattern includes historical information and instructions for piped trim and "smile" pockets.

Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight fabrics such as chambray, cotton, silks, calico, corduroy, flannel, denim, wool.

Yardage chart (.pdf)

Sewing Tip

If you are making the Men's View D shirt, note that on the tissue pattern piece S Shoulder Yoke, it says to "Cut 2 on fold." This is incorrect. You only need to Cut 1 on Fold. Note that both the Cutting Layouts and the Women's tissue pattern piece S are correct.