the making of a shirt
I was having one of those days where I needed to make something different to take my mind off sewing girls skirts soI had little hunt through my fabric stash and came across this little beauty which I still had waiting to be made into something wonderful. I bought this fabric in Penzance last year from my local fabric store, its a heavy weight cotton with a fine weave and it was printed by a small company in limited amounts.
Something for me or a boys shirt?
What a perfect idea!
The boys shirt won, after all I really need to introduce some ned prints plus I knew i'd have enough to cut out two sizes in ages 4-5 years, one to go on sale and one for the brand rep to model.
As you can see its a spectacular print and one which I've carefully pattern matched so it follows through from one side to the other, looking great. I achieve this you would cut one side out first, iron the interfacing, iron and and fold in the button, the pattern match the other side before cutting out.
(I Have a FREE PDF printed tutorial.
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Just checking to make sure the front of the shirt lines up before I start top stitching .
Here you can see i'm adding the collar which is also top stitched to prevent longevity and helps to keep its shape. I think it adds that more professional finish when garments are top stitched because all the seams are nice and flat.
Another thing to note when you buy a shirt from me, is that all the raw edge seams are hidden because I use french seams so the inside of the shirt is and professionally finished as the outside.
Just the button holes and labels to put on and we're all done... Happy days x
Just the button holes and labels and we're all done! I'll post a photo of my brand rep Miles wearing it..x
Boys Seagull Shirt
Inspired by the love of the Cornish seagull this shirt is a must for a lovely reminder of the perfect holiday in Cornwall. This shirt is made in a short sleeve style for the holiday season, topstitched and completed with full button frontal.
Boys Unicorn shirt
Perfect for a party or as a birthday gift, the wearer will love this funky unicorn short sleeved shirt. This shirt is made in a short sleeve style for the holiday season, topstitched and completed with full button frontal.
Oliver Boys Swallow Print Shirt
£18.00 - £22.00
A lovely Cornish coastal themed, cotton handmade shirt in navy blue with white swallows printed on the fabric.
Boys Comic Strip Shirt
A lovely cotton handmade shirt in blue with comic strip stlye images printed on the fabric.
Custom size orders are accepted upon email request.
Item is handmade at the time of ordering .
Product is fully machine washable.
Josh Happy Campervan Shirt
Show a real statement of love, joy and happiness for the Campervan when you wear this style. Each section of this shirt has been specifically cut and pattern matched to make sure the campervans match all the way across even when it's fully buttoned. This shirt is made in a short sleeve style for the holiday season, topstitched and completed with full button frontal.
Miles Batmask Shirt
A fun and funky boys collared style shirt with Bat masks printed. Made in a short sleeve style for the holiday season, topstitched and completed with full button frontal.
Sennen Beach Hut Shirt
100% Organic Cotton
Alex Monochrome T-shirt
£10.00 - £15.00
A handmade tee made from a combination of organic cotton fabrics with a thunder bolt print fussy cut and sewn on the front.
sizes custom made to order
Designed and made in Cornwall
Ollie Bamboo Tshirt
£12.00 - £14.00
A new addition to the fabric collection sees the introduction of this lovely super soft Bamboo fabric. Cream in colour with small blue seals printed all over it. Sewn using an industrial overlocker and top stitched to aid longevity of the item.
Custom orders welcome
Handmade in Cornwall
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