Shirt Making

It was my dad’s birthday recently and on a whim, a few days before said birthday I decided to make him a shirt.  Luckily I did have more than the 4 hours those poor contestants on the Great British Sewing Bee were given and this was the result…..

dadshirt

dadinshirt

It’s a long time since I’d made a shirt and I’d forgotten how enjoyable they are to make.  You need to be super precise, but that can be very satisfying when it all comes together perfectly!  I didn’t have time to draft the pattern so used Burda pattern 7045.  The fabric is from www.dittofabrics.co.uk

Perhaps a 2-day Shirt Making weekend course might be a good addition to MIY Workshop’s timetable?!

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