Added Feb 3, 2012
I finally made my husband a Negroni. However, he’s not a gin drinker, so I’ve dubbed this the Old Fashioned instead. He’s tall and slender, so I lengthened a size small 1" in the body, 5/8" in the sleeves. Also, I added a little more room to the back armscye at the shoulder, grading to nothing at the armpit.
The main fabric is the same as the pocket lining to my jeans and the contrast fabric on the inside cuff, placket and under collar is upcycled from…. a pair of boxers I bought for Ryan when we first started dating. Hehe! I loved the stripes then and now.
I used a traditional flat fell seam on the shoulders (not the method in the pattern) and a serged faux flat fell seam on the side & sleeves. The pearl snaps were an eBay purchase
More info on fitting, changes for next time and photos on my blog
cotton, interfacing, pearl snaps
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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