Sewing Skulls

SWAP #5:  McCall’s 6436, size 16, D cup, skull print cotton chambray from Weaver Dee I took three inches off the length of this [after cutting it out and JUST Squeezing it out of the fabric.  Why do I never think about length before I start?  Ridiculous. Apart from that, no changes.  All went very … Continue reading Sewing Skulls

Another Juliet

StyleArc Juliet shirt, white-on-white striped stretch cotton fabric.  I wear the chambray Juliet shirt quite a lot, and still [to my surprise] like that waist tie feature.  It’s not normally what I’d go for over my fat middle, but somehow, this one works. I tried to make use of the stripes, cutting pieces this way … Continue reading Another Juliet

Than this of Juliet…

Style Arc Juliet.  Described on the site thus: “The tie front effect of this cleverly designed pattern provides an ultra flattering silhouette. The ¾ sleeve adds to this stylish shirt.” I used a soft, light blue/brown chambray from Barry’s warehouse.  I actually bought two lengths of this, on different occasions as it’s so nice [and … Continue reading Than this of Juliet…

Feeling shirty

Just made the missus another shirt, McCall’s 6076 again, but this time using the princess seams that finish at the shoulder.  It’s in the clock fabric we got from Barry’s a few weeks ago, metallic finish buttons from the rag market.   French seams throughout the body and sleeves, armscye bound with some khaki green … Continue reading Feeling shirty