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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 3422 (Men Shirts)

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Posted on:9/24/10 1:52 PM
Last Updated:12/25/10 4:02 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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SewWil said... (12/25/10 2:57 PM) Reply
Great shirt. The fabric is very nice. Love the colors.
French.Seam said... (10/28/10 3:53 AM) Reply
Thanks all. I've already got another fabric lined up for a Xmas present for Himself. I feel a new stash coming up: shirt fabrics
Hilary said... (10/13/10 9:50 PM) Reply
The shirt turned out great! I really like the fabric you chose-and how cool that he LIKES it :o) always a big plus!
voet said... (9/26/10 10:26 AM) Reply
You did a great job on the shirt. The stripes are placed nicely. Regarding the narrower seam allowances in some Kwick Sew patterns, this is a standard industry practice. Islander shirts also use them, although Islander uses different seam allowances in the same pattern. Once you get used to them, you may find that you prefer them. It eliminates the need for trimming like you need to do with a larger SA.
JEF said... (9/25/10 5:39 PM) Reply
Wonderful shirt!
Jane S said... (9/25/10 8:46 AM) Reply
Isn't it a treat to sew men's clothing that fits with so much less hassle? great job on this terrific gift.
Diane333 said... (9/25/10 7:42 AM) Reply
Very nice looking shirt.
margk said... (9/25/10 7:26 AM) Reply
Very nice shirt. I'm inspired to make my big lad one too!
MNBarb said... (9/24/10 11:24 PM) Reply
Looks great. KS is the best for basic patterns.
mary in FL said... (9/24/10 9:53 PM) Reply
Nice shirt! It really helps when they like what you make them!
M.S. said... (9/24/10 6:13 PM) Reply
I wasn't sure about the small seam allowance, either. Then I learned how easily the collar goes together with the small allowance. Much better!! Nice shirt, by the way!
aliesje said... (9/24/10 6:08 PM) Reply
yay, thanks for the wonderful review! i might make this pattern for my big lad's upcoming birthday :) and ditto on the kwiksew illustrations. with the two KS patterns i've done, i've found that they can include important little details that are missed in the text instructions.
lynne1nor said... (9/24/10 4:11 PM) Reply
Lovely shirt! Love the fabric
Teeavilnor said... (9/24/10 2:17 PM) Reply
I find their illustrations very helpful also.
 
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