Scout Tee by Grainline Studio

A basic woven tee with short sleeves and a scoop, bias-bound neckline.

Pattern:Scout Tee
Designer:Grainline Studio
Categories:Blouses, Tees
Difficulty:Beginner
Recommended Fabrics:Crêpe de Chine, Lawn, Silk, Voile
required fabric:12/3 to 17/8 yards
Sizes:0 - 18
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Description

The Scout Tee sewing pattern by Grainline Studio is perfect for newbie sewists or those looking for a quick sewing project. This basic woven tee features a scoop, bias-bound neckline for a finished look. The fitted shoulders and short sleeves make this a great warm weather garment. Sew yours in a lightweight chambray and pair it with shorts and sandals for an easy summer look.

Pattern Previews

Scout Tee by Grainline Studio Pattern Preview 1 | Indiesew.com
Scout Tee by Grainline Studio Pattern Preview 2 | Indiesew.com

Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size:Not Applicable

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust32333435363738 1/2404244
Waist25262728293031 1/2333537
Hip35363738394041 1/2434547

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust36 1/237 1/238 1/239 1/240 1/241 1/24344 1/246 1/248 1/2
Waist38 1/439 1/440 1/441 1/442 1/443 1/444 3/446 1/448 1/450 1/4
Hip40 3/441 3/442 3/443 3/444 3/445 3/447 1/448 3/450 3/452 3/4

Fabric Required (yards)

Size024681012141618
45" Wide1 2/31 2/31 2/31 2/31 2/31 2/31 7/81 7/81 7/81 7/8
54" Wide1 5/81 5/81 5/81 5/81 5/81 5/81 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/4

Recommended Fabrics

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat
  • Seam Gauge
  • Tailor's Chalk

Required Supplies

  • Thread
  • Universal Needle

Optional Supplies

  • Bias Tape

Additional Notes

This paper sewing pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions.

This was a really simple, satisfying pattern that came together really quickly. The instructions were wonderful and helpful for a beginner like myself.


I have made this pattern five times now. Only once have I been able to get the neckline to not gape on me. I don't know if it's my body or the pattern (I'm too novice to know the difference)!
Aside from the gaping neckline, I love the fit and silhouette of this pattern. However, I never wear any of the gaping-neck shirts and so have stopped making it.
I have a printed version I bought directly from Grainline and the packaging is amazing. The instruction booklet is easy to read and the shirt is straightforward to sew. The set in sleeves and the neckline are probably the hardest bit to do. Unfortunately, I think the neckline is a bit beyond me.



I really like the neck binding method used in this pattern and have started using it in other patterns too. The only thing I do differently is pressing the sleeve hem before I sew the sleeve seams.


Love it!!! Only downside is that I find it's a little tricky to take the shirt off.



Would love to see this pattern (and other Grainline patterns) include a 00 size for those of us with petite shoulders!