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Project

Tailored Shirt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The finish and the fabric just 'pops'! What advice would you give someone starting this project? I have made several shirts prior to this tute, and Pam has taught me some great tips which I now follow. Try french seams for the sleeve seams and side seams as this is easier and looks very professional. Use 'steam a seam' for the placement of the pocket and on the collar stand-that way you don't have to remove pins whilst sewing thus no movement of fabric. I use steam a seam on everything and it really helps - gives such a professional finish !

What you will need

  • Liberty Tana Lawn cotton fabric

Q&A with Lexley0602

Scheri Manson asked:
I forgot just how much I enjoyed Pams class until I saw your beautiful shirt.
Lexley0602 answered:
Thanks Scheri, I learnt some invaluable tip...that's what I love about Craftsy classes, you can always learn more!
Pam Howard asked:
Hi Lexley! I love your shirt! The fabric is so beautiful, I'm sure that you get compliments every time you wear it ;-)) French seams are a nice alternative. Great job!! Thanks for posting your picture. Pam
Lexley0602 answered:
Thank you Pam- I learnt some invaluable tips from your class and can't wait for your next one!
tina951476642 asked:
Really cool Lexley, your work is so professional. Where do you buy steam a seam in Australia,? can't find it in Melbourne. Thanks Tina C
Lexley0602 answered:
Thanks Tina, you should be able to find this at Spotlight.

Skill Level

Beginner