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My Measurements are:
High bust 38" Bust 42" Waist 37" Hips 42. I cut out the size 16 based on my high bust measurement. Based on the pattern size of 16 I would need to add 5 inches to the waist. Opps I forgot and I was so surprised to find that the pattern had that much ease because with no alterations I can fit the size 16. Please pick pattern size based on high bust. ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Traditional, Classic
All you need is a good tailored shirt pattern, basic sewing machine, thread, buttons and seam ripper, scissors, iron and sleeve board.
What was your inspiration?
I watched the entire online class, made notes and thought that I would love to make a nice classic tailored white shirt. Had a really pretty cotton and silk blend very sheer fabric with a small floral print and buttons to match.
What are you most proud of?
That I used her technique in doing all my flat felled seams. I purchased the special felling foot for my BabyLock Decorators choice and was not that impressed so off it came and on I went with Pam's technique. Perfect results with great control.
Did you see that collar?
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Open your mind up to possibilities. It;s not just a class on how to make a classic shirt. This class has lots of options where you can take your creative process. How about a jacket. Yes jacket she has some wonderful examples she shows in the classroom. How about using a silk dupioni? Denim?
After this class my next project is a unlined denim classic jacket pattern M5860 in a silk dupioni and a pair of AW#4200 classic boot cut jeans. Between this class on The Classic Tailored Shirt and the Unlined Jacket Class on Pattern review the jacket is going to be a breeze with Pam and Angela's class.
If you would like to see my shirt in progress checkout my flickr page: