Sunday, February 6, 2011

Done and Over With

The sleeves turned out well even though they were 1 cm longer than we thought would be necessary. It was nice seeing long enough sleeves on my son! I made a mistake with narrowing the sides and didn't narrow them enough. Fortunately! I thought that the shirt was too tight in one place and I don't know if he would have been able to wear it if I had narrowed it as much as planned.

Now that the shirt sleeves were long enough my son noticed that the suit jacket sleeves could be longer. But that will keep until he needs the suit again. Hopefully that won't be for years. And the shoulders are too wide, and the ....


  1. Hi Shirley! Well, at least you had the solution done in time for the occasion! :) I wish I can sew clothes too and not just wallets/bags :D By the way, thanks for dropping by my blog at Global Recycled Products and just to let you know, I did not make the wallet by hand but I used a sewing machine.

  2. Hello there! Thanks for stopping by my blog. You are one talented seamstress. I could use someone like you for my son. He is 6 ft 6 and none of the sleeves on his shirts are long enough. I liked your inchie zentangle too! Are you in the every inchie monday group? If not, you should check it out...

  3. wow well done, I don't think I would ever be able to sew a shirt....