I’m getting fancy. A shirt made from Micheal Miller Retro Yipee fabric ($5/m discounted fabric – gotta love it) using the same Simplicity pattern as these pants. I tell ya’ its a learning curve using a pattern & instructions! I wouldn’t want to look at the sewing too closely, particularly at the skew-wif collar. From a distance, and for a first attempt, not bad me thinks. I chickened out and used snaps for the front. Who wants to sew button-hole manually when you have a snap machine on hand.

That snap machine has just been one of the greatest buys. I love it. I bought it for nappy making but have used it for tonnes of things including hanging block-out curtain in The Boy’s room. Who needs velcro when you have snaps?!!?

I had to include this photo because its not often you take one of yourself and like it, plus it shows my new hairdo Jacq. There are some more photos on Flickr of the shirt too.

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