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Posted on:12/25/11 9:26 PM

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CallMeSu said...
great looking shirt!
1/9/12 0:49 AM
crisford said...
That looks great! I am impressed with your details in altering the pattern. Sounds like you didn't even do a muslin. Very interesting about the higher-cut armscye.
1/3/12 12:11 PM
Sew4Fun said...
Great shirt and very helpful review, thanks.
12/30/11 5:09 PM
Anne Cherry said...
Beautifully done! My DH would also appreciate the ease of arm going to hunt down this issue! And check out Threads Archive for that article. Thanks for the detailed review!
12/26/11 7:20 PM
Erin D said...
What a great looking shirt! The fit is really flattering. Some day I want to be brave enough to tackle a project like this for my DH.
12/26/11 2:22 PM
Brine said...
Great shirt and review. Thanks especially for the link for a dartless FBA
12/26/11 1:23 PM
JEF said...
Absolutely wonderful looking.
12/26/11 8:57 AM
Rebecca Szetela said...
Great looking shirt! Perfect timing for your review. My husband is working on a similar shirt over the holidays using an islander pattern, but he recently lost 40 lbs. (intentionally...he's a big guy, but now a trim big guy and very happy about it) so sizing and fit are bigger issues now. thanks for this very detailed sewing review with so many details and links. Your final product is excellent and your review much appreciated!
12/26/11 6:57 AM
Pam~Off The Cuff~ said...
Great job! As a shirt-maker by profession, I watch Designer RTW trends closely. Almost all of the top names in menswear have shirts with back darts these days, and for the past few seasons...many also now use darts that begin at the armscye on menswear shirts! On the back darts, high-priced designers top stitch them to make them appear as a deliberate design element and for well as for a fitted silhouette. (please forgive any typos, I am up in the middle of the night, foggy on cold medication ;)
12/26/11 1:22 AM
Sharonspils said...
Thank you that is a great shirt and have been looking for a European cut shirt pattern for DH just hope I've got that issue.
12/26/11 0:23 AM
Elemenopeo said...
Great shirt. Thanks for all the helpful details. I've decided to make 2012 the year of sewing for my DH and have this pattern and he likes your version.
12/25/11 10:39 PM
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