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Gray Classic

Added Sep 26, 2013

by liaifen

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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I think I graduated from “novice” to “intermediate” with this project — my first ever men’s shirt!

This is based on Colette Patterns’ 1014 “Negroni”. Instead of shirting, I used ponte knit, which I think added a lot more thickness to the shirt, especially the front facing. Compared to other men’s shirts, this pattern seems to have more layers and interfacing. Even the seams are flat-felled seams. The thickness of the fabric was a challenge, but in the end, I think my husband likes the way it came out. It’s a button-down with the feel of a soft polo shirt.

Material Notes

ponte knit

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Men
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Sep 27, 2013, 08.17 AMby liliv-1

    It’s lovely!

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      Sep 27, 2013, 05.18 PMby liaifen

      Thank you so much!

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    Sep 27, 2013, 06.24 AMby cathysews

    You have done a great job here. It’s a lovely shirt. I’m on the verge of starting a shirt for my man, gulp!

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      Sep 27, 2013, 05.18 PMby liaifen

      Thank you and good luck! I was so nervous. There are so many pieces compared to my other projects. At first I wanted it to be a surprise gift, but then quickly realized that I needed to keep testing the fit along the way ;p

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