Batik "Spade Hem" Shirt

Thursday, July 12, 2007
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Yet another shirt for my husband's wardrobe! This shirt with collar-on-stand features banded sleeves, a seamed bias pocket, and a "Spade Hem". A Spade Hem is sharply angled rather than the usual straight or curved hems found on most shirts.

The Collar and Sleeve Bands are interfaced with Pro-Weft Interfacing.

Batik Camp Shirts & Peaked Pocket Shirt

Sunday, July 8, 2007
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I am finally getting around to posting photos of some of the shirts I drafted and sewed for my husband, Roger. Since his birthday, our anniversary, and Father's Day are all within a few days of each-other....I ended up making him quite a wardrobe of new shirts! Here are the first 3, I'll work on uploading the rest as I find the time.

The classic 'camp shirt' style, pictured above is made from a lovely cotton batik found at and features wood buttons. This dark green batik Camp shirt (below) was fashioned from fabric found at JoAnn Fabrics, and also features wood buttons.

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This blue and white micro stripe band-collar shirt is made from buttery soft Italian Cotton Shirting fabric, found at my new favorite fabric-binge shopping site.... Gorgeous Things ! It features a new pocket design I'll be introducing to clients, a "peaked top" pocket with piping detail.

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"Peaked Pocket"