Tailored 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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Traditional on

What materials did you use? Kona cotton, thread, buttons, interfacing on

What are you most proud of? That I persevered and finsihed this! on

What advice would you give someone starting this project? I'm a plus size woman -- I needed to make the shirt larger to go over my hips, but the sleeves were too long and I didn't realize that until after I attached and finished the cuffs. So ... measure! on

Well done! The color is amazing.

02/26/2013 Flag

Hi Slippersmom, I am so happy to help you get over your fears of sewing clothing! Since you're a quilter, you are used to precision piecing. Making a shirt is just larger pieces of fabric being sewn together as a fabric puzzle. You're a Natural:-)) I love the color! I think you've done a fantastic job, and can't wait to see more from you. Thank you, Pam

02/26/2013 Flag