(No new camera yet.) I finished the other version of the pattern I used for my chambray shirt. When I made the chambray shirt, I was confused about some of the construction methods. After making this version, all the methods made sense because the pattern was made for this shirt to work.

White Tie Shirt

I used basic white cotton and doubled each piece, so it’s not transparent. It’s more formal than what I usually wear which is good. It gives me something to dress up in when I need to.

White Tie Shirt

I couldn’t decide what buttons to use so I asked on facebook what I should do. (If you like answering questions, follow my facebook page, because I put up questions every once in awhile.) Thanks for all the responses! It really helps me figure out what to do.

I decided to go with the plain classic buttons. I felt like it went better with the shirt. If I would’ve had vintage fabric, I would’ve used the vintage buttons.

White Tie Shirt

Now I need to make a cute pencil skirt to wear with it!

White Tie Shirt

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Author: Heather Handmade

I'm a seamstress and mother. I sew, blog, thrift, upcycle, design fabric, and teach sewing classes. I'm also a self-proclaimed fabric fondler.

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5 thoughts on “White Tie Shirt

  1. That is such a fun top you are a wonder!

    Posted on September 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm
  2. Cute! I have yet to get brave enough to sew for me rather than for children, you make it look easy!

    Posted on September 29, 2012 at 1:11 pm
  3. Thanks for the inspiration! Especially the 3/4 cuffed sleeves. I'm tall so long sleeves are usually short and I end up pushing them to just below my elbow. Then I have to pull them down when I put on a jacket. With the cuff, it will keep them from sliding up my arm when I do. I need some fall tops and I'll use those sleeves on a few.
    Great job!

    Posted on September 29, 2012 at 2:38 pm
  4. Wow! I really wish I could sew like you! The blouse is great!!

    Posted on September 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm
  5. I love it, a shirt like this is very versatile to have in your wardrobe since it can be worn in many different ways. Good job!

    Posted on September 28, 2012 at 5:22 pm