Give me ALL THE ELLIOT TEES! I feel like the sweater view of the Elliot Sweater & Tee gets most of the focus, so today I want to share my collection of Elliot Tees! I love this raglan shirt pattern for tees. The relaxed sleeve fit is ideal for my personal style and it is sooo comfortable to wear. You can make it in a wide range of fabrics, including cotton jersey, ITY knit, rib knit, and bamboo knit. The best part? It is SO FAST to sew!
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My Striped Elliot Tee
This is the original Elliot tee from the photoshoot in 2018! I still wear this once a week or more if I can. The fabric is from La Mercerie a while back and I just love the cream colour with the dark stripes. It is a smaller size than I would make now, but it still fits great. You can see how it is tighter than the other Elliot tees in this post. You can size up or down depending on your desired look! I love to pair it with my Dawn Jeans for a modern, retro-inspired style.
Fabric: Cotton Jersey Knit from La Mercerie
My ‘Faces’ Tee
This is currently my favourite wardrobe item. I can’t get enough of this adorable faces print by Lady McElroy! I got this jersey from Blackbird Fabrics and I have it in white, too. Clearly I need to make another Elliot Tee! I love wearing this with jeans but today I have it paired with an upcoming pattern (SNEAK PEAK!). These are woven joggers made in a hemp cotton canvas and I wear them constantly. I can’t wait to share more about this new pants pattern soon! 😉
Alterations: Shortened sleeves by 2″
Fabric: Viscose Crepe Jersey from Blackbird Fabrics
My Rib Knit Lounge Top
This rib knit from Blackbird Fabrics may be one of the softest fabrics I have ever felt! It is really drapey and it feels like instant relaxation to me. I decided to make a larger, longer, split hem tee and lengthen the sleeves for max coziness. I love how this turned out and I will be wearing it loads! It pairs especially well with my new Avery Leggings – tutorial for this mesh blocking coming soon!
Alterations: Sized up, lengthened sleeves by 8″. Lengthened the body and added side slits.
Fabric: Modal rib knit from Blackbird Fabrics
My Bamboo Jersey Tee
It is hard to describe the amount of heft this Bamboo Jersey has! I love the structure it gives the Elliot tee. I made no changes to the pattern for this version and It makes for a great, everyday, striped tee. Paired here with a new pair of Avery Leggings in a pink athletic knit. Feeling very cheerful in this look!
Fabric: Thick Bamboo Jersey from Earth Indigo
My Grey ‘Rolled Cuff’ Tee
This was a standard Elliot originally, but the grey knit I used was giving me classic boyfriend tee vibes. I wanted to roll up the cuffs but they kept coming unrolled! I decided to turn the cuff up 3-4 times and then topstitch it in place to get a permanent roll on the sleeve. It means the cuffs are heavy and structured which I really like. I also love wearing this tee tied in the front! Sew cute!
Alterations: Rolled Cuffs and Topstitched
Fabric: Grey linen/poly blend knit from Blackbird Fabrics
I hope you enjoyed checking out my tee collection! These certainly won’t be my last Elliot Tees. If you have tried the sweater version, I encourage you to try the tee, too! You might just love it as much as I do! 🙂
Helen, you are amazing!!! Love the details you shared about the Elliot.
I am definitely going to try the Elliot now, I have had the pattern for some time and was pushed down my pattern pile, not any more…. to make T-shirt’s is one of my 20 for 2020
My first time on this site, ordered the apron and tee. Do you make any tees with vneck? I’m just getting back into sewing after YEARS of not sewing, so will try and modify the pattern to make a vneck.
Hi Dorothy! Thanks so much for purchasing our patterns! We do not have a v-neck tee at the moment but would recommend the Lark Tee by Grainline Studio!
Thanks for reminding me I have a fantastic tee shirt pattern already in my pattern library! Raglans fit me better than a set in sleeve, so I need to give this a try!
Hello “elliot hackers”has anyone hacked to make the elliot into an open front.. I cut out my Elliot and it was so big around the shoulders and neck…I took a tuck in the centre back, that helped a bit, then found I couldn’t get ribbing to match my fleece so now what! Lol I cut straight up the centre front…but just not sure how to do facings…hoping some one else may have done them …HELP
Hi Sheila! This sounds cool – like an Elliot cardigan! I would suggest finishing the front edge by turning it under twice and topstitching. It may be too late in this project to add a facing.
Thank you appreciate you getting back to me…