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Button-up shirt with quilting fabric as contrast.

Button-up shirt with quilting fabric as contrast.

In a recent issue of Threads (#151) in the Q & A section a reader asked how to use quilting fabrics in garment construction. After reading this issue I remembered a shirt project in Issue #150: Gender Bender. This article suggested using embroidery to enhance areas of a basic button-up shirt. Since I don't have an embroidery machine I decided to try using quilting fabrics in the suggested areas instead. The areas where I chose to use the quilting fabrics were areas that normally would receive interfacing for stability. Because of the weight of the quilting fabrics I used a lighter interfacing and was very pleased with the results.


Comments (4)

LindaLouise LindaLouise writes: What a clever idea, your shirt looks great
Posted: 11:28 am on April 6th

sewinghands sewinghands writes: I was just looking throw the pictures and I just love this shirt. I think u did a wonderful job. keep sewing I think your on to something.
Posted: 6:34 pm on March 21st

Scheri Scheri writes: I saw the issue and felt inspired....have set aside for the future. Your shirt is just great. The colors and the contrast make it so pretty. Enjoy.
Posted: 11:15 pm on January 4th

thomy thomy writes: This is very pretty. Good job.
Posted: 6:51 pm on October 19th

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