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          6h 14min intermediate Resources

          Roll up your sleeves and make a perfectly tailored shirt with the help of expert shirtmaker Pam Howard.

          Episode descriptions

          Introduction
          1. Episode: Introduction
          12min

          A bespoke shirt is a luxury you'll be able to afford once you learn the skills to sew your own! Meet Pam Howard, your guide on this sewing adventure.

          The Anatomy of a Shirt
          2. Episode: The Anatomy of a Shirt
          20min

          Learn the features of a tailored shirt and consider your fabrics. Pam discusses how to choose and adjust a pattern, and discusses the right interfacing and notions for the job.

          Lay Out, Cut Out
          3. Episode: Lay Out, Cut Out
          40min

          Learn how the pros match stripes, prints and plaids and deal with fabric with a texture or obvious diagonal pattern. Lay out and cut your pattern pieces and mark with tailor's tacks.

          Shirt Front Option
          4. Episode: Shirt Front Option
          11min

          If you want to add front and side darts for a more fitted shirt, Pam shows you how to mark, sew and press them.

          Shirt Fronts
          5. Episode: Shirt Fronts
          26min

          Sew your front button bands for a crisp and precise look, then attach a pocket.

          Shirt Back & Shoulders
          6. Episode: Shirt Back & Shoulders
          26min

          Pam shares her "yoke trick" for a neat and properly fitted shirt. Add a double yoke to the back and attach it at the shoulders to the front pieces.

          Collar & Band
          7. Episode: Collar & Band
          1h 6min

          A well-made collar looks spiffy but takes skill to assemble and attach to the shirt. Pam shows how to hand-stitch and press, fixing a common mistake along the way.

          Sleeve Plackets & Cuffs
          8. Episode: Sleeve Plackets & Cuffs
          19min

          Well-made cuffs are important for both appearance and comfort. In this lesson, you'll sew the sleeve placket and prepare the cuff pieces.

          Setting In the Sleeves
          9. Episode: Setting In the Sleeves
          58min

          Shoulders are tricky but you can do it! Learn about marking, fitting and pressing shoulders, and both finger-felled and flat-felled seams.

          Pleats & Cuffs
          10. Episode: Pleats & Cuffs
          22min

          Sewing and turning the cuffs is a combination of origami and alchemy. It's like magic!

          Buttons, Hems & Finishing
          11. Episode: Buttons, Hems & Finishing
          58min

          Your hems will be neat and you'll never lose a button. Pam shares tailoring secrets for even buttonholes, accurate top- and edge-stitching and the all-important final press.

          Variations on a Theme
          12. Episode: Variations on a Theme
          17min

          Once you know these techniques, your shirt options are limitless! Pam shows some of the many variations on the classic tailored shirt that she has sewn.

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          The Classic Tailored Shirt

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