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Classic Tailored Shirt

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Created in this Craftsy class

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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Unisex
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Dobby Stretch Cotton/Nylon/Spandex AND McCalls Pattern # M6649 (slightly modified) - hard to see that it's the same pattern!

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What are you most proud of? Everything! The fit. The quality of my stitching. My precision. I certainly took more care with this one and everything fitted together perfectly!Oh, and I love the three buttons on each cuff. Not sure if you can see it properly in the photo, but I thought it would give it a more feminine look! Very pleased!PS: now that we're talking about buttons, Pam recommended a spacing of 4" (10cm) between each button but mine are set at 8cm. I'm happy with this overall look.If it interests you, feel free to read more about my sewing adventures at my blog:

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Enjoy it. There's nothing hard about this one and within a couple of days you'll have a gorgeous garment you can wear. I have already bought and washed my next shirt fabric and can't wait to get started!

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Lovely fit you have got over that shirt !! Kudos :) By the way does this class require us to have a shirt pattern of our own ? I dont see anything mentioned anywhere about the pattern used ..

06/20/2013 Flag

Oh my... I'm so sorry for not responding (8 months ago??) I never received notification of your comment! I think the class recommends a couple of patterns to use.

02/14/2014 Flag

Absolutely beautiful! This shirt just made up my mind which class to take next! So many beautiful shirts profiled here. I didn't see the pattern number. Can you please share that with me. Also..I am limited to one fabric store and they have almost nothing in apparel fabric. Is there a reputable online fabric store that might carry this beautiful fabric? Sorry for the long post, but this shirt has REALLY inspired me..LOL Thanks, Betty-craftsy sewing student

10/13/2013 Flag

Oh, so sorry not to have replied. You can read more about my shirt (and the rest of my sewing here: I sure hope that you've completed the course and made a shirt of your own that you love as much as i love mine! :)

02/14/2014 Flag

I LOVE your shirt......and your skills !!! Great fit, great look for youl. Really ? Nothing hard about it ? (what pattern did you use ?)

02/08/2014 Flag

Hi Judy, thank you for your lovely comment. I have only just received notification of your comment (almost a week later). You can read more about the shirt (pattern number, etc) here at my blog. Enjoy!

02/14/2014 Flag


04/06/2014 Flag

Wow! So inspiring!

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