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Sleeveless Cowl Shirt

Added Oct 8, 2009

by cquinn13

Fargo, North Dak...






Pretty much what the title says. Made the pattern myself, based on a few shirts I own.
Rated Intermediate simply because knits can be a pain to sew, especially for a beginner, but the actual construction is quite easy.
The shimmer makes it dressy enough to wear for an evening out with a skirt or nice slacks, but the style is versatile enough (I think, anyway) that it could be worn as a day top too, paired with jeans.

Material Notes

Shiny knit fabric, found in the clearance $1 a yard bin.




Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Evening Wear

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    Oct 14, 2009, 12.12 PMby lybu

    Very pretty. Great fabric

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    Oct 12, 2009, 12.34 AMby giffengood

    I love the cowl shirts! I would love to know how to draft the pattern! I just love the cowl neck collar!

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    Oct 11, 2009, 08.36 PMby smallone

    hey thanks!!! I"m sure others would love this pattern too. I am always looking for something to throw under a suit jacket (shirts are fine but you know you have to iron them and they crease in wearing and often look just too formal), this would fit the bill perfectly.

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    Oct 9, 2009, 06.06 PMby smallone

    oh what a great basic piece. Love it! looks great and dressy either for a night out or would look good under a suite jacket. if I drafted myself this – if only I could draft :( I’d be making them in every color I could find. Nice job!

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      Oct 9, 2009, 06.22 PMby cquinn13

      I’m still figuring out drafting myself, slowly but surely! I will try to upload the pattern I made and used so you could get an idea of the shape, it’s quite easy.

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    Oct 9, 2009, 08.41 AMby flowergirl22

    yes I agree it fits great,,,

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    Oct 9, 2009, 12.01 AMby ajtak7171

    Congratulations, this is very pretty! Fits you perfectly, too!

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