Kwik sew 3586 and mccalls 6613: diy womens silk blend and mens cotton checked shirts

Hi Readers, I have been on a shirt making kick. Shirt making is a great way to improve your precision sewing! And it is something you only get better with, with practice. Over the years I have accumulated my own tried and true methods for shirt making, so I rarely follow pattern instructions, preferring to […]

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Simplicity 8014 and McCalls 6613: DIY Womens and Mens Button Up Shirts

Hey Everyone, Thank you so much for all the love, encouragement and support you guys showed me following my last post. I am making steady progress and feeling so much better. I have even managed to sew a couple of easy projects! Anyway, today is basically me sharing a couple of shirts that I sewed […]

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DIY men’s shirt McCalls 6613: conquering (another) sewing fear

Readers, this is my husband, Philip. Philip, meet my readers. They are a very nice lot! Introductions over, today I want to share with you that I have conquered another sewing fear: sewing a tailored man’s shirt. This is the first shirt I have ever sewn, so prepare to be bored to death with the […]

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