Added Feb 23, 2008
This is my Emily shirt. I thought this pattern might be a bit advanced for me, but with some serious patience and one of my husbands old shirts (that i took apart in order to see how it was done! its not cheating really!!!) i did it, and it only took just over a day! I am really proud of this and it is another addition to my work wear wardrobe. I used stripey on the under side of the collar and cuffs and also on the inside off the collar, i also hid the seams for the cuffs on the inside to give a neater finish. I managed to attach the sleeves on the first attempt! I have got quite long arms (my husband says i have monkey arms!) and i thought i could do without the elastic but they were far to long and i think it is a nice little touch.
grey cotton and multi coloured cotton
my husband for his constructive criticism, and providing me with food and water.
My dog (Dave) for keeping me company
MTV for providing the tunes!
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