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The Yee-Haw Rodeo Shirt

December 9, 2011

The Christmas season is upon us and I was inspired to make this shirt for my husband (especially since I never got around to making one for his birthday).

He’s always loved western shirts and I was pretty stoked when I found this legit pattern from 1978 at a yard sale. It’s McCall’s 6383. The pattern, magically, is his same size. YAY ME! I made a men’s size 40 with a 15 1/2″ neck. I used some soft orange plaid cotton flannel from Joann’s, white piping, and pearl snaps. The yoke, front bands and cuff are cut on the bias to add visual interest. I had a lot of “first”s with this shirt. First sleeve placket and cuff, first flat-felled seams, and first pearl snaps. More photos and info can be found on my blog.  http://dapperduds.wordpress.com/2011/12/10/the-yee-haw-rodeo-shirt/

 

 

  1. Holy Cow!! That’s fantastic!! Plaid matching and everything. This gift is made of WIN and I’m totally going to get offa my duff and make one of these for my fella.

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