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Purple & Red Shirt

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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 Mod, Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? Butterick 3525, silk fabric, thread, interfacing buttons, time

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What are you most proud of? The colour I think, which is red and purple and is lovely fabric.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just follow Pam's instructions, she is a wonderful tutor. And, if you are like me, add 4" to the length of the front and back as I am an oblong shape with a long waist! I also changed. The collar and cut it in two, as it is a one piece collar and I like a collar and stand, the fabric I used was slippery too - oh what fun! So make sure the fabric is one you are able to work with easily.

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These colors are so vibrant, it's lovely. I'm inspired!

10/03/2013 Flag

Glad you are inspired!

10/04/2013 Flag

I like the collar stand too. Colours work well. Great job, as always.

10/04/2013 Flag

Me too Sarg, not the same without a stand aye?

10/04/2013 Flag

Once again, it looks amazing. Beautiful work.

10/04/2013 Flag

Thanks, the fabric was only $8.99 per metre, bargain!

10/06/2013 Flag

What a beautiful shirt. I love that fabric.

10/28/2013 Flag

Thank you!

11/20/2013 Flag

This is still my favorite. Would love to see a picture of all your Craftsy garments lined up. Bet it would be amazing. Cheers Pat

03/26/2014 Flag