McCalls M6044 Father's Day Shirt | Castle Check Cotton Shirting - Olive | front | Holm Sown

McCalls M6044 – Father’s Day Shirt

So this year for Father’s Day I decided to make my Dad a shirt.  Amazingly he actually got it on Father’s Day; based on my track record he usually gets his gifts at least a year after they were due! The pattern I’ve had McCalls M6044 in my stash for a while with the purpose…

Holm Sown: Butterick B5526 Shirt in yarn dyed cotton chambray // front view with sleeves rolled up

Butterick B5526 Shirt in classic chambray

I’ve had it in my head for a while to sew a long-sleeved denim/chambray shirt.  My sleeveless Grainline Alder Chambray Shirt is really versatile as it is a good neutral staple.  However, the a-line shape of it doesn’t make it great for wearing tucked in so I thought I’d re-visit Butterick B5526 to sew a…

Holm Sown: Grainline Studio Alder Shirt - Liberty Edenham F. Looking out over Rascarrel Bay.

Grainline Alder Shirt – Liberty Edenham F

This is my third Grainline Studio Alder shirt and fourth time using the pattern.  You can see my previous versions here (floral lawn) and here (chambray), and also here as the dress (Liberty Eleonora). The pattern I don’t have much new to add to my previous reviews of this pattern.  This version started as View…

McCalls M6436 Christmas Shirt - front | Holm Sown

McCalls 6436 Christmas Shirt

Every year I like to sew something Christmassy to wear. I’ve been hoarding this lovely Liberty of London tana lawn in the classic Wiltshire print for some time. To me it just shouts Christmas! The pattern This is my first time sewing McCalls 6436 – described as a ‘loose fitting button up shirt with cup-sized…