first French seems!

Added Jul 13, 2012

by martinK

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Description

this is my first attempt to make French seems and I am happy with it. Buttonholes are handmade. It is the best color I ever made :-)
material costs less than 7 euro

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Men
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Dec 27, 2012, 07.13 PMby ink

    A M A Z I N G . I dream about men’s shirts like this. Did you sew the button holes by hand? How on earth did you make the holes so tidy and neat? The stitching is beautiful. Love subtle print. Your projects are inspiring!

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      Dec 28, 2012, 10.28 AMby martinK

      thank you so much for your compliments :-) each buttonhole takes about 20 minutes to sew but it is worth.

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    Oct 15, 2012, 07.01 PMby Nigel Mansfield

    Brilliant, I love the button holes, how did you get on with the french seams?

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      Oct 18, 2012, 10.32 AMby martinK

      thank you Nigel!! the french seams were much easer tha I thought. Good ironwork before sewing, than al come good :-)

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    Jul 14, 2012, 02.02 PMby Andrew Tanardi

    Nice shirts, well done buttonhole, great job Martin,i totally love it

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      Jul 15, 2012, 10.51 AMby martinK

      Thank you Andrew!! :-)

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    Jul 13, 2012, 05.10 PMby chased-away

    I never thought handmade buttonholes could look so good!

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      Jul 13, 2012, 05.41 PMby martinK

      thank you :-)
      it is woth to do it by hand, much better! But it takes nearly as long as sewing the rest of the shirt :-(

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