another Liberty shirt for Simon

Have I mentioned before how much I love sewing with Liberty?barbara jane made Liberty fabric

I do love the fabric, a tana lawn* beautiful saturated colours and detail, all hallmark Liberty.

This design is called Darby, based on a painting by an art student and decscribed by Liberty as having ‘decadent Deco aesthetic’. So satisfying to sew with. Presses beautifully.
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Not much to say about this shirt. I’ve made it before here in another Liberty and here in raw silk. It’s Colette’s Walden Negroni shirt.
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I added about 5 cm added to the length of the shirt body and the sleeves. Next time I’ll make a couple more fit alterations. The neck and cuffs could be a bit larger. I also made it a mandarin collar for something a bit different.

A mans shirt, my excuse to sew with Liberty, do you have things you love to use Liberty for?
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barbara jane made signature
*This info. on tana lawn is from the Liberty website: taking its name from Lake Tana in East Africa where the original cotton grew. Made from ultra-fine long staple cotton and finished without the use of crease-resisting chemicals, ‘a masterpiece of fabric technology: fine, cool, comfortable and durable, with brilliant reproduction of colours and prints’.

 

 

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10 thoughts on “another Liberty shirt for Simon

  1. I am becoming increasingly guilty about not making shirts for my husband whose wardrobe is pretty ragged. Love this shirt and only wish I could persuade my dearest to wear a print.

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