B6215- Dressy White Shirt

Tip for sewing with white fabric: be really careful not to stab yourself with a pin. I may have done that while sewing this shirt. Thankfully, I only got a tiny bit of blood on the shirt and it’s not noticeable. Oops.

I made this shirt to go with several of my dressier skirts so I could have an entirely me-made ensemble to wear to Mass or special occasions.

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The shirt was pretty easy to make, and I love the ruffle on the hem! It’s very loose fitting because it’s a pull-on shirt and has no zipper. After I’d sewn the neck facing and turned it under I decided that I wouldn’t do the first option the pattern gave- tacking it down at the seams- and do the second, basting the whole thing down on the inside and topstitching. Except I didn’t bother basting it. I just stitched it.  Luckily it looked fine on the right side.

Here’s a side view:

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I can’t wait to wear this shirt with all the skirts I’ve made!

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