Hello Everyone,

I recently purchased the Gertie Sews Vintage Casual book and can’t wait to create some of the garments! Since I am building my wardrobe I am sewing two of the 40’s Style Shirts in the book. Below is the fabric I am using and more detailed information about my sewing project.

I’m thinking about including two pairs of pants and maybe a dress in the near future. So stay tuned!

 


Here is the first shirt I am preparing to create.  

It's cut, prepped and ready to sew!

 

Here is my future shirt number 2!
I am thinking about adding detailed trim to this one for added character.


 

Supplies I’m Using

  • Trim
  • Interfacing
  • Fabric
  • 5 to 6 Buttons
  • Pattern paper (to make needed adjustments)

The fabric type I am using is shirting  (soft lightweight cotton fabric).

To check for the finished fit of my garment before cutting fabric I am using muslin.

Tools Used

  • Fabric shears
  • Rotary cutter
  • Dressmaker’s pins
  • Fabric weights
  • Tailor’s chalk

Ok, it’s time to sew! Stay tuned for the finished product!

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