Western Style Shirt

Added Dec 18, 2011

by deChez

Castro Valley, U...

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Description

I came across a piece of super soft doe skin Ultra-Suede at my local indie fabric store, and just knew that this was what I had to use for the latest shirt my husband wanted. The yoke was cut on the bias from a textured polyester plaid. The wide cuff (hidden is these pictures because the sleeves are rolled up) completes the retro western style look. I used McCall’s pattern 4350 (oop).

Normally I would use a rolled hem technique on a mans shirt, but for this fabric I used an overcast stitch along the bottom edge, then turned the hem up one turn, and top stitched.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Men
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual, Vintage
Material
Blends, Other, Polyester

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    Feb 27, 2012, 11.21 AMby anamonde

    me encanta! nice!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 04.15 PMby Lucha Suarez

    amazing job!!! This looks great!!!!!!!!!

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      Dec 20, 2011, 02.12 AMby deChez

      thanks, Lucha. It was a fun project.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 03.13 PMby mynameisdavid

    This shirt is awesome. Great design and colors!

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      Dec 20, 2011, 02.11 AMby deChez

      Thanks, David. Sometimes I find a piece of great fabric, and just wait for it to tell me what to do with it. In this case, I knew what I wanted to make, but had to wait for the fabric to find me.

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