Sometime ago Mark visited a fabric store sale with me and we came away with more fabric for him than for me! The fabric that he wanted was four different versions of the same spotted fabric – just the colours varied. This is the first of the shirts made from this fabric (although I’ve decided to appropriate one lot!).
I used my old favourite Kwik Sew 3422 and it was a really quick make thanks to the lack of pattern matching.
We found a flea market in Stockholm where the fruit and flower market had been a couple of days ago, but failed to find anything of interest. I did manage to get some photos of his shirt though.
By the way, the bag isn’t from the pub, but from a department store called “P.U.B” just in case you’re wondering!
He also wore said shirt to the conference dinner held at the Vasa Museum. This museum houses a 300+ year old warship (it is in the style of a galleon in my view) that languished at the bottom of the harbour since it sank a few metres into its maiden voyage in 1628.
Mark was very reluctant to have his photo taken but I managed to get a rare shot of him sans wine glass!
Sorry, but I have to just put a couple more pictures of this ship up – it is truly amazing
The detail that was preserved in the mud is mindblowing
But back to the shirt! I took some photos of him and shirt in almost the smallest hotel room I’ve ever stayed in (smallest in Copenhagen if you are interested)
Not a lot else to say about the shirt – it is 100% cotton and was a dream to sew, and Mark tells me it is lovely to wear.
Kwik Sew 3422 in a 100% cotton bought from Textile Homecrafts. Buttons came out of my stash.