So I sewed this shirt up about two years ago ….. and didn’t like it. The fit seemed off, and the fabric not quite right. I’m not sure to be honest. So it hung on the back of the door unloved until I could be bothered figuring it out. Recently, someone in the Hot Patterns … Read more Hot Patterns Superfantastic Shirt
This pattern from the mid/late 1970’s was a casual style that really appealed to me, so I scooped it up when I came across it. I made it from a poly/cotton shirting-weight fabric to try it out.As you can see from the pattern drawings and pattern pieces, it is fairly shapeless, but somehow seems to … Read more That 70’s Blouse – Butterick 6037
Pattern Description: Polo shirt with standing collar, buttoned placket, shoulder tabs, back yoke and forward shoulder seam, short (A) or long (B) banded sleeve, two chest pockets with flaps and side seam slits. . Pattern Sizing: Toddler 2 to Mens 50″ chest Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, the instructions were excellent – well written with … Read more Men’s (and Boy’s) Rugby Jersey – Jalie 3137
Despite not being entirely happy with the fit of my previous version of this pattern, I have worn it most weeks since it was made. A remake was in order. After taking my shirt to my last Meet-up group meeting, and getting some advice from my lovely friends, I made the suggested changes and sewed … Read more Wiksten Tova – round 2
When I suggested to my hubby I might try making him a shirt he seemed keen, so I went looking at men’s shirt patterns on Pattern Review. I found a few worth trying, so am undertaking a trial of patterns until we find the one he likes best – his shirt TNT if you will. … Read more Men’s Shirts – in pursuit of ‘the one’.