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Gaudy shirt for my husband!

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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 Men
Style Holiday, Casual
Fadanista on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100% cotton, vintage buttons

Fadanista on craftsy.com

This wasn't my first ever shirt (I've made about 15), but I think it's the most professional looking. I used some leftover fabric and the yoke is actually lined with a piece of pillow case! I have added my blog name, stitched on some recycled ribbon. I did the tower sleeve placket, but not Pam's - I had already cut the slit in the sleeve, so hers didn't work, but I can see that it would be much, much better, so I am set to start the next shirt using her method. I found the class to be fantastic - I learned so many things that just made a massive difference, from the way the pocket was sewn to the hemming, even resizing the pattern so that flat felled seams would work (why didn't I think of this?). Thank you Pam, you were amazing!

12/08/2013 Flag

Hello! What a great shirt! The fabric is very colorful, and I'm sure your husband loves wearing the shirts you make for him. Thanks so much for your kind words, details make all the difference :-) Pam

12/08/2013 Flag

What a scorcher! Thank you for sharing it

12/12/2013 Flag

Fantastic material

12/18/2013 Flag