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Star shirt

Added Jul 7, 2017

by Maria Hayek

Asker, Norway

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Description

For quite a while since I started sewing, shirts have intimidated me…They’re one item where fit is crucial everywhere! Shoulders, neck, waist, back, etc…And there are a lot of details and pieces, back yoke, collar with a stand, cuffs, button plackets. And until now I think they’re the most demanding garment to sew properly.

Pattern used is Burda Young 6849 view A.

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Material Notes

100% cotton light denim

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual, Classic
Material
Cotton, Denim

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    Jul 24, 2017, 05.37 PMby nrobson

    nice and chic shirt! well done on making a shirt with collar, it looks chalenging to make, i haven’t tried it yet xx

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      Jul 25, 2017, 02.45 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thanks Nadia :)
      It does require patience, breathe in, breather out, basting, and pressing, but it’s not difficult as such, you should give it a go one day :)

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      Jul 28, 2017, 05.15 AMby nrobson

      I will definitely have to get confidence to try it some time -
      and some patience – that is defo a virtue i need more of lolz! x

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    Jul 22, 2017, 11.42 PMby liliv-1

    Lovely! Very cool print!

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    Jul 19, 2017, 12.51 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Despite you consider the shirts so … capricious ;-) you made yours very good and it suits and fits you indeed:-)

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      Jul 19, 2017, 02.23 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Oksana! Yeah, I always stress out in the beginning of making a shirt, but relax into the process :D

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    Jul 17, 2017, 11.10 AMby Ivanamania

    nice shirt!

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    Jul 10, 2017, 09.23 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Så flott den ble! Perfekt for enhver anledning :)

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      Jul 10, 2017, 04.59 PMby Maria Hayek

      Tusen takk Ellen! Jeg liker den mer og mer selve jo mer jeg bruker den :)

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    Jul 10, 2017, 02.53 AMby Topazork

    It looks great! What a good fit. :)

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      Jul 10, 2017, 06.18 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much :)

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    Jul 9, 2017, 01.39 PMby Maria Loupa

    great shirt Maria, looks really beautiful on you.

    I like the pattern and the fabric is very fresh and stylish.

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      Jul 9, 2017, 02.29 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Maria! :)

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    Jul 9, 2017, 07.17 AMby Mary Athey

    The blouse looks wonderful on you . The fabric fit etc are spot on pardon the pun. Love your cat as well x

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      Jul 9, 2017, 08.01 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you Mary!
      All those cat ladies that notice the cat first of all :D He’s a dream cat, I love him :)

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    Jul 8, 2017, 05.33 PMby agnesberthelot

    Great shirt … the fit is perfect! And your little panther is trying to steal the limelight! So cute! I think I may have the pattern myself … somewhere …

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      Jul 9, 2017, 07.58 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Agnes! My little partner is always the star of the show :D and maybe we see a version of this shirt by you soon :)

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    Jul 8, 2017, 01.48 PMby Luda Tomashevska

    I like your shirt! The pocket’s and the yokes’ matching is impressive! It’s really suits you well! All your shirts are so neatly sewn and they look so good! I wish I have such patience and skills, as you do ))

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      Jul 9, 2017, 07.56 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Luda! You do have the skills, your work is beautiful, and if you have some OCD like me you’ll find the patience too :D

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    Jul 8, 2017, 09.54 AMby Beccki

    Fortunately I never wear shirts so I won’t be sewing one, but you have done a fantastic job it fits perfectly, your blog is looking great too :-)

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      Jul 9, 2017, 07.53 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Beccki!
      Thanks for taking a look at my blog too :)

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    Jul 8, 2017, 07.06 AMby Madcinderella

    SÅ SNYGG och väldigt somrig!

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      Jul 8, 2017, 07.33 AMby Maria Hayek

      Tusen takk! Den er ganske god til skandinavisk uforutsigbar sommer :)

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