March 13, 2022

An intro to the Liche shirt

By Collette Ramage
An intro to the Liche shirt
The Liche shirt is a classic with a tie neck collar, voluminous sleeves with an elasticated gathered cuff and a button front. It is a wardrobe staple and offer a number of looks to offer you the flexibility you desire. It has been designed for beginners by taking the complexity out of shirt making and offering simple solutions for professional looking garment.
Ready to get started? Read on for inspiration, fabric suggestions and our top tips for getting to grips with the Liche shirt.

Inspiration and styling
Every wardrobe needs a classic shirt and the Liche is all of that and more. The neck tie collar offers you complete flexibility whether is open and loose for a more casual look or in a more structured bow. the gathered sleeves offer the drama needed to really make an impact.


As with any sewing project, it’s all about the perfect pairings and we’ve picked these fabrics from some of our favourite indie stores to get you started. From subtle, sustainable fabrics to patterns and prints and gorgeous silk organza, prepare to have this shirt in multiple shapes, styles and fabrics.

From top-bottom: 

William Morris style Cotton Lawn - Sew Me Sunshine

Black Silk Organza - New Craft House

Gingham Cotton Poplin - Blackbird Fabrics



Ready to get going on your own Liche shirt? Pick up a copy of the pattern here