New shirt from Simplicity pattern 2511

by Miss Crayola Creepy on September 12, 2011 · 4 comments

in Vintage Sewing

Hello! This weekend I finished making my first shirt. I used the pattern pictured above and chose View 2. I have actually had the pattern for a while, but the reason that it took me so long to make was because I was procrastinating on putting in an invisible zipper. And it turned out to be no big deal, so I stressed for nothing! Did anyone else feel this way when they first started sewing?



The finished product! It’s far from perfect, but with each project I learn more and more. If you would like to see more then please visit my blog. Have a happy Monday! :)

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MissTessaMelissa September 12, 2011 at 12:55 pm

So cute! I was so freaked about invisible zippers, I took a local class on inserting zippers, and felt silly I put so much fuss into it once we got there. I should have just jumped in.

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Erin September 12, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Thank you!

I feel the same way. I thought to myself, "why haven't I been doing this all along?" :)

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sewinghappyplace September 12, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Thank you for sharing so much eye candy! These are really lovely.

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VeraVenus September 13, 2011 at 2:27 am

Nice blouse!
Actually I stressed less when I first began sewing… Lol, my eyes have been opened over the years about the many many ways I can mess up. And I generally have to re-do invisible zips at least once when I use them!

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