Sew & Tell | Lauren of LladyBird

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Lauren made this super cozy and cute Archer Button Up shirt. We love it! It’s perfect for these blustery February days.
Name  Lauren

Where can we find you online?  LladyBird

Link to your post about this project   LladyBird

Which pattern did you use?  Archer Button Up Shirt

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What type of fabric or other materials did you use? Cotton plaid flannel from Robert Kaufman’s Mammoth Plaid collection. It’s so thick and squishy – not to mention warm!

Tell us about your project! I love wearing plaid flannel in the winter, so I decided to make my third Archer with this awesome Robert Kaufman plaid. It’s a little thicker than a traditional plaid flannel shirting – which means this feels almost more like a lightweight jacket. It is AWESOME. I didn’t have a lot of fabric to work with, so getting everything cut on-grain with the lines matching was a bit of a challenge, but I made it work. The sleeves don’t mirror each other, but I actually quite like the effect.

The shirt is finished with flat-felled seams all over, and just has traditional white shirting buttons as closures (pearl snaps would have been awesome, but again, this flannel is just too thick!). I cut the outer yoke and pockets on the bias, and left everything else on the straight grain – including the button band.

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Thanks for sharing with us Lauren!

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