Added Jan 6, 2011
by Peter Lappin
New York, United...
I made this plaid cotton flannel shirt using Butterick 4712, a vintage Seventies men’s shirt pattern. I love the result even though it’s a little “hipster” — not that there’s anything wrong with that! I used a walking foot attachment to help match the plaid, which helped a lot. I’m not sure I’ll ever take that attachment off my machine!
I did the inner collar stand, front plackets facings and inside cuffs in black cotton sateen for contrast.
More about the shirt on my blog, Male Pattern Boldness.
I used a cotton flannel plaid I bought in the Garment District for $7/yd. Soft and cozy. The buttons are up-cycled plastic buttons from a boxful I bought at the flea market near where I live.
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