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The Classic Tailored Shirt

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The Classic Tailored Shirt
Roll up your sleeves and make a perfectly tailored shirt with the help of expert shirtmaker Pam Howard.

If you know your way around a sewing machine and are ready to tackle truly tailored garments, Pam Howard is the teacher for you. With patient and thorough lessons, she leads you through the creation of the classic dress shirt, from layout and cutout to topstitching and flat-felling (no special sewing machine foot required). With its crisp collar, even buttonholes and perfectly turned cuffs, your shirt will look as professional as the skills you've acquired. While this class is intended for intermediate sewers, even beginners will come away with a better understanding of the craft and a project to work toward. Sew a flawlessly finished wardrobe staple and add finesse to your skills!

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Lesson plan

12:00

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • A bespoke shirt is a luxury you'll be able to afford once you learn the skills to sew your own! Meet Pam Howard, your guide on this sewing adventure.

19:59

Lesson 2. The Anatomy of a Shirt

40:24

Lesson 3. Lay Out, Cut Out

10:30

Lesson 4. Shirt Front Option

25:31

Lesson 5. Shirt Fronts

25:56

Lesson 6. Shirt Back & Shoulders

1:05:35

Lesson 7. Collar & Band

19:20

Lesson 8. Sleeve Plackets & Cuffs

58:28

Lesson 9. Setting In the Sleeves

22:00

Lesson 10. Pleats & Cuffs

57:53

Lesson 11. Buttons, Hems & Finishing

16:42

Lesson 12. Variations on a Theme

"Pam is a wonderful teacher. She is clear and precise. I love this class. I want to make shirts for my husband and sons. I've always wanted to do it and had attempted once without good results but I now know where I went wrong, thanks to this class. I love her teaching style."
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Columbia, South Carolina

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