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Classic Shirt No. 5

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The Classic Tailored Shirt taught by Pam Howard

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

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Fabric remnant- cotton, lightweight

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What are you most proud of? On this shirt I'm very proud of the pockets - my first time - and the buttonholes. Also on this shirt I adjusted the pattern to allow for my forward rotated shoulders. Still having problems with getting the collar band just right.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Shirt making isn't as hard as it seems, especially following Pam's instructions. Give it a try you will become addicted.

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Hi Calumn! Another great shirt! I really appreciate that you decided to change your plan and make the shirt a short sleeve version instead of scrapping it due to a cutting error. You turned this into an opportunity for a design change :-)) Great pockets and buttonholes! Thanks so much, Pam

02/28/2013 Flag

Thank you Pam. Your the inspiration - I love how you showed us how to correct errors that occur!

02/28/2013 Flag

Love the short sleeve version!!! It looks very cool and breezy for hot days!!! What kind of fabric did you use Calumn?

06/11/2013 Flag

Thank you! The fabric is a cotton remnant I got from a fabulous store here in Vegas - Heddi's.

06/11/2013 Flag