The Great Vintage Shirt Project - November
I had first thought that I would make last month's pattern again for this month, but in a different fabric. That idea was a good one, until I couldn't find the pattern. I have no idea what I did with it, as I usually put the patterns in the same place when I'm done with them. I really liked the shawl collar of the pattern and wanted a red one for the holiday season. So, I decided that I should make a different pattern, one that I haven't made yet. I chose to make Butterick 7886:
LadyBugDuds and I really like the tabs and pointed ends on the cuffs of the view shown below. I also have a nice red linen in my collection that will work nicely for this pattern.
So far, I've got most of the construction done. I still have a cuff to attach and finish, all the topstitching, and the buttons and buttonholes.
As far as construction, it is pretty straight forward and simple, there's nothing too complex with this pattern. There is no back yoke, and no collar stand. The collar is an interesting one, cut in one piece on the fold, then folded in half lengthwise, with seams only at the ends.
I hope to finish this up either this evening or tomorrow, we'll see. I suppose I ought to, since tomorrow is December 1st! All that's left is one more for December. I'm thinking it will be a white one, not sure what pattern yet.
Parting Shot: For Kiwi's Fans. Yes, Kiwi is still around. She and Pix are not featured as often as you-know-who. Kiwi doesn't really like anyone in the house except me, and runs and hides. She was a ferral kitten when we got her, and she's somehow attached herself to me.
Here she is, rubbing on me, happy to see me.