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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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Making a Collar Stand Template

To get a really nice collar stand, the stitching around the centre front corner needs to be perfect. Each side needs to be exactly the same, too! One way to get nice results is to make a collar stand template. Here was my first attempt at sewing the collar stand: Yeah, no. Not good enough […]

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