May 21, 2021
Meet the patterns | The Bromo Shirt
The Bromo Shirt is created using clean lines and classic tailoring for a style that will always be in style in any wardrobe. The distinct lack of darts make this shirt a must-have for those who prefer a more relaxed fit or just favour garments that don’t create a silhouette. The longline garment is finished with a stepped hem which can be styled with a complimentary French tuck or layered over trousers.
Ready to get started? Read on for inspiration, fabric suggestions and our top tips for getting to grips with the Bromo shirt.
Inspiration and styling
Every wardrobe needs a classic shirt and the Bromo is all of that and more. From the stepped hem to the subtle balloon sleeves this shirt is the ultimate foundation garment for your me-made wardrobe. So whether its androgynous styling like Harry styles or masculine tailoring to balance out the other looks in your wardrobe, the Bromo has got you covered.
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 or even heavier duty denims and cords, prepare to have this shirt in multiple shapes, styles and fabrics.
Light Blue Washed - 8oz Non Stretch Denim - Sew Me Sunshine
Blue Cotton Oxford Shirting - The Rag Shop
Tile Navy Cotton - Sister Mintaka
Clean and sophisticated in its design, the Bromo shirt doesn't skimp on the details which makes it perfect for intermediate sewers that want to develop their skillset. From the buttoned cuff, stepped hem detail which can easily be 'hacked' and the collar this shirt is anything but simple.
Ready to get going on your own Bromo shirt? Pick up a copy of the pattern here or if you're looking for more inspiration, why not check out our dedicated Pinterest board?