How to Make Men’s Shirts


Make a shirt, today it is not so difficult, because you have patterns of all shapes and sizes to help you in working with business guide, which you can find within the monthly specialising in sewing, including of the pattern or even on the web. Before you start you have to choose the appropriate fabric: fabrics suited for men’s shirts, are all those of middle weight or light and soft fabrics both dry ones, like cotton, linen, silk, viscose and synthetic fabrics. If you choose a striped fabric, take heed to the arrangement of the lines on my neck and wrists. Also you have to select, in a casual, elegant fabric and what best suited to the occasion for which must be worn on the shirt.

You need

Be sure to have on hand:

  • 150 cm of fabric, 50 centimeters by 13 mm buttons, cotton cloth, 6 color, needle, sewing machine, tape measure, chalk for seamstress, sewing pattern, pins, scissors.
  • Get sample men’s casual shirts with low price here at Mensshirtsshop.

Choose the model, prepare the pieces of paper you need for the version you are interested in making and cut in size. Stretch out on a table cloth and over place all the pieces of the pattern following the picture shown by the newspaper, pin, and stopping services now draw with chalk tape all contours; Hacking with earwigs the beginnings and ends of seams, of pence, and junctions. Now you can remove the pattern and cut the mouldings of the pieces leaving 1 cm for seams. Now we need to sew to make up all the pieces but you will be guided step by step as below described and not make mistakes.

Sew the back of the fabric, right sides together along the shoulders. With a period of normal length, make a seam of support on the margin of the neck to prevent loosening. At this point you have to create your collar stiff and then apply the cloth to a piece of the neck to form the under collar. Right sides together, lining up the notches, stitch together the two pieces of the neck along three sides. After you have trimmed the corners, turn collar to accurately model and right angles. Baste seam allowances together live collar and you can place the collar on the right neck edge so that the two ends come to points marked on the front. Make sure to align the notches with those shoulders and baste along the seamline.

Then pin the placket front and neck edge coating so the edge of the collar. Starting at the bottom edge, stitch along the front, around the neck and down along the other front piece. After you have trimmed the corners, turning the placket inwards and press. Hand-sew the edge of the placket at shoulder seams inside. Sew the pieces and passes a string to curl slightly on the top of the sleeves. Mount the sleeve armhole right sides together and sew; pull the thread to gather. Iron inside out and make a continuous seam. Trim the seams folding the top of 4 cm, stretch and sew; run the buttonholes on left front piece. Finally attacks the buttons, which are usually 7 and 2 for sleeves, and the shirt is ready!

The procedure consists of many steps and can be difficult but it’s harder to say than to do! Carefully following every single step with patience and accuracy you will have no trouble making the shirt. If something fails, you cough up and try again. The beauty of hand sewing is the ability to modify without problems and in the end you’ll feel satisfied to have created a shirt alone. Could be a nice gift idea for those who want a particular shirt and impossible to find in stores, because it will be unique!


Never forget:

  • Remember to leave 5 cm for edges, stretch each tacking on sewn will be perfect.