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Self Drafted Pattern: 255967-1000 (Dress Shirt) - Type:Mens - Shirts
Review submitted in August Challenge Contest - Sewing for Men Contest    printable version
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Reviewed by:Maribee
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Posted on:8/14/13 7:48 PM
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Peter in NYC said...
Fantastic job. The shirt looks completely professional!
8/14/13 9:34 PM
caper81 said...
Wow, this shirt really does look like RTW! What a fantastic job:)
8/14/13 10:13 PM
Twinset said...
8/14/13 10:27 PM
Heatherrique said...
Your husband is one sharp dressed man in this impressive shirt you made for him!
8/14/13 11:49 PM
ell-in-or said...
Wow! Your husband looks quite dashing. You did a great job on the shirt.
8/15/13 0:16 AM
Sewlful said...
Love this shirt! I want to make a few men's shirts. I am ready for the challenge and seeing your wonderful work motivates me to get moving.
8/15/13 0:18 AM
KarlaB said...
Great job on your husband's shirt! It's no wonder he likes to wear the shirts you make for him!
8/15/13 0:38 AM
treefrog said...
Beautifully made. The monogram is a a touch of class. How did you do the monogram?
8/15/13 2:32 AM
mm said...
Excellent sewing.
8/15/13 2:53 AM
Sigrid. said...
Outstanding shirt. All the matching stripes, I love it.
8/15/13 3:14 AM
Sigrid. said...
Outstanding shirt. All the matching stripes, I love it.
8/15/13 3:14 AM
CherylStillSews said...
Looks terrific. He'll have you making his ties next!
8/15/13 6:44 AM
Lori V said...
Amazing job.
8/15/13 7:24 AM
Rhoda K said...
Great job!
8/15/13 7:25 AM
Sarsez said...
Really fantastic shirt
8/15/13 8:04 AM
koo104 said...
The needle is really good. Nice sleeve placket. There is something very satisfying about making shirts.
8/15/13 9:55 AM
marec said...
This is such a great looking shirt, and your DH looks so pleased.
8/15/13 10:52 AM
Hauteaway said...
Very sharp looking! What a lucky guy he is!
8/15/13 11:24 AM
cleverkitty said...
Incredible shirt in my best efforts I could not have this perfection :)
8/15/13 12:05 PM
SewLibra said...
Wow, amazing job! Buttondown shirts are not the easiest thing to make, and yours looks perfect.
8/15/13 3:52 PM
Pj3g said...
Looks just like you bought it from a high end store!
8/15/13 5:23 PM
nitsel said...
This shirt is wonderful! No wonder he wants you to make his shirts!
8/15/13 8:19 PM
mportuesisf said...
8/15/13 9:57 PM
Samantha82 said...
Great job matching up the stripes! Looks pro.
8/15/13 11:22 PM
sewnaomi said...
Beautiful shirt.
8/15/13 11:29 PM
Mary.P said...
Very professional looking shirt, your DH is lucky to have you make him custom fitted shirts.
8/16/13 5:38 AM
Renren said...
Every detail is perfect! I'm also interested in what machine you used to sew the monogram and any words on what kind of interfacing(s) you used.
8/16/13 12:32 PM
Maribee said...
Thank you for the kind and encouraging comments. My husband and I have enjoyed all of them so very much. The monograms are sewn on a Pfaff 2144 sewing/embroidery machine from a font in 3D software that the machine uses - not a built-in alphabet in the machine. I'm sorry I don't remember which font it is, just a script that I liked. The interfacing I use is Pro-Woven Shirt Crisp fusible interfacing from Pam Erny at I like it the best of any I've ever used. Hope that helps!
8/16/13 4:44 PM
sewmaris said...
Lovely work on this shirt - your husband is a lucky man! I use Shirt Crisp interfacing too from Pam - LOVE!!!
8/17/13 1:00 AM
Maree P said...
Oh my ...this is simply stunning!
8/17/13 7:48 AM
arianamaniacs said...
This looks perfect, it was worth all the unstitching to get the pattern!
8/18/13 6:05 PM
Sewiing Sue said...
You are an inspiration!
8/19/13 8:19 AM
Baja Susana said...
What a great job you did! The shirt looks professional. And what a great guy to be Patient enough to go fabric shopping. Very nice work
8/20/13 3:07 PM
RadarRadiance said...
I missed this review, beautiful job, they look RTW 100%.....lucky man!!!
8/22/13 7:20 PM
helenkosings said...
8/22/13 10:55 PM
merrih said...
Very smart looking shirt and you are very smart also taking a pattern from an old shirt.
8/23/13 7:43 PM
Irene said...
Amazing job! Whenever I make a shirt with collar stand, I use Margaret Islander's no-pins directions. I borrowed the video from my library over and over.
8/24/13 3:31 PM
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