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Posted on:12/25/08 5:23 AM
Last Updated:3/16/15 4:07 AM
McCall's: 4518 by FreyaStark McCall's: 4518 by FreyaStark 
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 13 people   
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Rhoda K said... (3/16/15 2:18 PM) Reply
Nice shirts and choice of fabrics. I'm sure your brothers are enjoying them.
carolynw said... (3/16/15 11:02 AM) Reply
I looked at the pictures before reading your review and thought "whaaat - she just made three of these?". Lucky brothers. Thanks for the review as I have this pattern and need to make some shirts for DH!
Manalto said... (3/16/15 6:27 AM) Reply
Beautiful job. I've made this pattern many times for myself, usually in the long sleeve (I substitute a standard cuff placket). It works well with "serious" fabrics too - sedate cotton, linen, rayon, silk. Nothing is more comfortable than the short-sleeved version; it's the classic camp shirt. Women look great in this style too, particularly in white - crisp and clean.
mm said... (3/16/15 4:51 AM) Reply
You make very good shirts. Great Christmas present.
renren said... (11/19/10 8:58 PM) Reply
Very fine shirts and the fabric is a perfect pairing to pattern and also to the brothers. Blue is my favorite color, but those tigers are awesome! Great review!
Mebber said... (6/22/09 9:15 AM) Reply
Great review on a shirt pattern suitable for large prints. I have a stash from too and will make this for my son. Thanks.
Mufffet said... (5/30/09 3:47 PM) Reply
Nice! Love that fabric!
kes said... (1/28/09 1:27 PM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this! Your's looks great! I like how there is a yoke, so many don't have that - it's the perfect pattern I have been looking for, to replace my husband's favorite shirt. I'm glad to hear how this pattern worked for you.
katie lynne said... (12/28/08 5:08 PM) Reply
Your execution is superb all the way around; from fabric selection and for whom to use it, your blind alterations, and sheer workmanship. Your review is so helpful--I've been wanting to make this up for my husband, and now I feel armed and ready, thanks to you! Lovely, lovely job indeed.
RuthieSews said... (12/27/08 12:50 PM) Reply
Absolutely fabulous! I love both shirts, and can see how you have tailored the fabric choices to the guys!
Heatherrique said... (12/26/08 11:10 AM) Reply
Fabulous looking! Looks great on your model!
fourkid said... (12/26/08 8:59 AM) Reply
Wonderful shirt!
Chris Kelly said... (12/26/08 2:31 AM) Reply
Love the fabric!! Great job.
Izzie said... (12/25/08 4:49 PM) Reply
Great shirt! Love the fabric you chose.
Nancy Rhodes said... (12/25/08 1:33 PM) Reply
Lucky Brothers! Well done!
sewtime said... (12/25/08 10:33 AM) Reply
Very nice shirt!!!!!!!
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