Monday, May 27, 2013

Joe's Simplicity 7330 Shirt

I finished Joe's 7330 shirt.  I made it out of a blue bed sheet on my Singer 327.  I think it turned out quite well, and fits Joe like a shirt should.

I used a Greist #1 buttonholer with my Singer to make the buttonholes. This Greist is a straight-stitch model. It makes wonderful buttonholes.

Singer 327

Greist #1
Front
Back
Buttonhole

I was asked on a previous blog what I like so much about the Simplicity 7330 pattern.

Just to name a few:

It fits me, with no alterations.

There is no hand sewing.

It can be made with a collar stand or a notched collar.

The instructions are easy to follow.

There are a minimum of pieces to sew together.

I like the style.

I paid .30 for it at the thrift store.


Thanks for stopping.

8 comments:

  1. Nice shirt-neat that it matches the sewing machine in color! I bought this pattern online after seeing it had all the sizes included and you had quite a few likes about this pattern. Thanks for sharing the project.

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  2. Watching this being made from start to finish was so much fun to watch. To see a comfortable sheet transformed into a piece of art that I can wear, formal enough to taste champagne in, comfortable for any occasion.

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    1. Does this mean I am being paid in Champagne?

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  3. And it is so comfortable !

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  4. The zig-zag stitch on the buttonhole is rather loose. It's not the satin-stitch it ought to be. Is it not possible to set it tighter, or at least go round twice?

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    1. The only adjustment on the buttonholer is for a wider or thinner opening. Next time I'll go around twice.
      Thank you.

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