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Mustache Button-Up Shirt

Added Jul 16, 2013

By MegH

Toronto, Canada






This is my first piece of Menswear that I have made…but I’m sure it won’t be my last, because it turned out totally awesome. I got this lovely mustache fabric printed on organic cotton sateen from Spoonflower. I fell in LOVE with this print as soon as I saw it, I was initially going to make myself a dress in it, but it really suited this Men’s Shirt sewing pattern. I sewed the shirt true to the pattern with little alterations, it was really easy to make and fit super well! I sewed it in a size 50 here, but I did lengthen it 1" and I added a pocket. Boys really like pockets on their shirts.

I have a feeling I’m going to be making a lot more of these, guys want to be stylish too!

Material Notes

Organic cotton sateen




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type



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    Jan 27, 2014, 07.46 AMby x-alexandra-x

    Such awesome fabric, the shirt looks amazing!!

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    Jul 27, 2013, 06.15 PMby william james

    loving this

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    Jul 23, 2013, 09.03 PMby crinamex

    Sick Love it !!

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    Jul 17, 2013, 03.04 AMby swiergoszm

    Awesome print. Did you get it at Mood?

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      Jul 18, 2013, 07.45 PMby MegH

      No I ordered it from !

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    Jul 17, 2013, 01.45 AMby Graca

    That fabric is so fun! Great lookin’ shirt too.

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      Jul 18, 2013, 07.45 PMby MegH

      I know I love the fabric, very cool!

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    Jul 16, 2013, 07.44 PMby raespungles

    Ah a! That’s where the tab is supposed to go! I made this for my boyfriend and was utterly confused about that. (I put it on the inside in the end.) I also struggled with keeping the flat fell seams straight and accurate. But mine is for costume / festivals so can be a bit rough. (It is bright green with multicoloured spots.)

    I love the fabric!

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      Jul 18, 2013, 07.45 PMby MegH

      haha yes! I would love to see this shirt in bright green print.

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    Jul 16, 2013, 07.38 PMby rita61

    Nice Meg. I find men easier to sew for; less fitting issues!

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      Jul 18, 2013, 07.46 PMby MegH

      Thanks so much! And very true, no bust to fuss over haha.

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    Jul 16, 2013, 07.15 PMby SassyT

    Absolutely fantastic and please make more, as am seriously short of men to go on my Sassy Sewing Bees page Accordingly I have saved this to go in due course.

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      Jul 18, 2013, 07.46 PMby MegH

      Thank you! I will for sure be making many more, with little pattern alterations, like maybe add a long sleeve for fall!

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    Jul 16, 2013, 05.20 PMby Moimisie

    Great shirt! I have yet to try a men’s anything! I am totally terrified to try it… but yours turned out great! I luuuve the mustache print!

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      Jul 16, 2013, 05.37 PMby MegH

      Yeah it was intimidating as I have been sewing womenswear for over 10 years lol…but it was nice to switch it up! You should give it a try!

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