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The Ultimate Paisley T!

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Ultimate T-shirt Class

Created in this Craftsy class

The Ultimate T-Shirt: Fitting & Construction taught by Marcy & Katherine Tilton

Sew your new favorite shirt with the expert guidance of Katherine and Marcy Tilton, using their included, customizable Vogue pattern.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Preppy, Classic
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What materials did you use? Silk jersey knit by Ralph Lauren, from Mood Fabrics

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What are you most proud of? The inside is as good as the outside.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This was my first knit project. In the intro, Katherine and Marcy advise that you'll make three or four T's before you get good at it, and they are right! get some cheap knit, practice your skills until you're solid, and then use your nicer fabrics. Now I feel confident to try other knit styles including a shirt-dress and wrap dress.

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Love your fabric. And I understand completely the five prototypes! Looks like you got it right.

09/10/2014 Flag

thanks! I'm prototyping knit wrap dresses now...

10/24/2014 Flag

Did you need a serger for this class?

10/20/2014 Flag

No, not at all. A serger is a nice-to-have, like a Kitchenaid mixer; you don't need one, but they make some things easier. Most knits won't ravel, so you can stitch and press your seams and forget about it. If you're fussy (like me) and want all your seams to be finished, you can zigzag and trim, or use an overcast foot/stitch if your machine has one.

10/24/2014 Flag

Very nice! And I love your fabric.

03/15/2015 Flag

thats lovely great choice of fabric

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