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Birthday Boy shirt

Added Feb 2, 2010

by annaclare

New York, New Yo...

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Description

My first menswear attempt. Also my first collar and buttonholes.
Had a few issues – first time around the sleeves were on the wrong sides (don’t laugh, it really wasn’t obvious!). Was also tricky to do as a surprise, without measurements, so I ended up taking in the sides by an inch afterwards.
Next time I’ll make the collar a fair bit smaller – it’s a bit out of date for a casual shirt.
Fits him better than me – I swear! (he just wasn’t around to model… I’ll make sure he is for the next one)

Material Notes

Nice, off-white cotton with a slight rib texture.
Rustic red/white stripe trim in the collar stand and plackets.
Red buttons in 2 sizes.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Men
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Feb 3, 2010, 06.10 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    BEAUTIFUL SEWING – THEIR IS SOMETHING SO NICE ABOUT A CRISP NEW WHITE SHIRT – THAT GOES DOUBLE IF ITS BEEN HAND MADE B0)

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    Feb 2, 2010, 09.28 PMby frkbustad

    Looks very cool. I like the red buttons together with the bright white crispiness of the shirt!

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