Tag: chambray

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 […]

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Holm Sown: Grainline Studio Alder Shirt - Chambray // front - buttoned up

Grainline Alder Shirt – Chambray

I’ve sewn the Alder twice before but I’ve been wanting a light-coloured chambray version for a while since I figure it will be pretty neutral to wear.  My first Alder was as a shirt here, and secondly as the ruffled dress here.  I really like the fit of the shirt and I wear it a […]

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Deer & Doe Bruyere Shirt // chambray // Holm Sown

Chambray Deer & Doe Bruyere

I managed to get some photos taken last Monday on a particularly blustery day so prepare yourselves for a run of posts with the same backdrop! I’ve been wanting to make the Bruyere from French pattern company Deer & Doe for a while. I couldn’t find a UK stockist so I bought it directly from […]

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Camber Dress // Denim Chambray // Holm Sown

Camber Set Dress – Denim Chambray

After making a Camber Set by Merchant & Mills top (pre-blog) I wanted to sew one up as a dress/tunic length. I love the back yoke and bias neckband features of the Camber Set giving it a more tailored look that a standard shift. The Camber does come with a lot of design ease around […]

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