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Bishop's Tee

Added Jul 11, 2010

by kelepso

Miami, Florida, ...






I purchased a ton of fabric for my birthday to make myself a new wardrobe.

My latest creation is a simple white t-shirt, appropriate for the hot summers here in Miami. For this particular project I definitely wanted a pludging neckline, a great fit, sex appeal and something different. Since I can never find coordinating jersey strips to finish the edges of my t-shirts, I used bias binding (tape). I used it to create the military stripe across the shoulders, the neck-line and added two (2) tails. Initially, I had a plan to make the two (2) tails functional, but I wasn’t quite sure I would be able to get the look that I wanted or excute it well enough. So they are purely decorative and this is why I call it the Bishop’s Tee, because the two tails (2) reminds me of a Clergy’s collar.

I also considered using a different color thread to give it some interest, but I didn’t want to jeopardize the versatility of the shirt. I wanted to make sure I could wear it with any and everything.

Material Notes

Jersey, bias binding




Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Classic, Military, Rock

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    Nov 22, 2010, 05.33 PMby stuffit-1

    i like that one! a friend one mine likes it too, so he’s getting it for his birthday (despite he is insisting on a black one). And we’ll definitely give it your credits!

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      Nov 22, 2010, 06.14 PMby kelepso

      Thanks! FYI – The strips are twill. They are available in many colors. Can’t wait to see yours.

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    Sep 6, 2010, 09.59 PMby ichigogirl

    Nice! I like the strips.

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      Sep 6, 2010, 10.53 PMby kelepso

      Thank you

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    Aug 1, 2010, 09.22 PMby thomas555

    Looks great!

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      Aug 2, 2010, 02.05 AMby kelepso

      thank you thomas555

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    Jul 14, 2010, 09.14 PMby drorzunz

    brilliant shirt! i love it! very unique and manly. (btw, great shape)

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      Jul 17, 2010, 03.45 PMby kelepso

      Thank you drorzunz

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    Jul 14, 2010, 10.46 AMby nikkishell

    A white tee is a must for any guy and your’s looks fab!

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      Jul 17, 2010, 03.45 PMby kelepso

      thanks nikkishell

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    Jul 12, 2010, 06.01 PMby assets

    You look great well done

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      Jul 12, 2010, 08.02 PMby kelepso

      Thank you Assets

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    Jul 12, 2010, 12.46 AMby pambox

    cool t-shirt.

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      Jul 12, 2010, 02.42 AMby kelepso

      Thank you Pambox!

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    Jul 11, 2010, 06.11 PMby smalldose

    ooh. i like this…simple, clean, goes with anything!

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      Jul 11, 2010, 06.43 PMby kelepso

      Thank you smalldose

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