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Sewing A House (or Tower) Tailored Shirt Placket

The placket on the Granville Shirt looks complicated, but once you start it comes together easily! It’s easier to sew after watching it come together, so I’ll go through the sewing steps with photos. I’ve called it the ‘house’ style placket because of the top pointed edge, it looks like a house. I’ve also heard it called […]

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A Sleeveless Granville Shirt

Can you make the Granville Shirt sleeveless? Of course you can! I made this sleeveless version of the Granville Shirt from the leftover cotton voile from my two-piece set. These photos were taken on holiday last summer. It was such an easy piece to wear! It looks better tucked in than untucked, but it’s more […]

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Sewing a Collar Stand, The Shirtmaking Way

Ok! More shirtmaking information today. The Shirtmaking book I’m referencing has a completely different approach to sewing the collar stand than usual methods. I like it because you get to place the collar into the stand, getting it right where you want it, rather than sewing the collar-stand unit to the shirt and hoping it […]

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