I did hand-stitching on the long blue shirt earlier, that was pretty successful, I think it is the easiest way to add texture, pattern, and color to your clothes. I chose the simple patterns because they are easy to stitch and also simple pattern is just a right test to my style.
The dark brown shirt fits me well, but I am not sure of the four pockets on the front. I want to do something to make the shirt look more relaxed and feminine.
I first took the two pockets off on top, the black and white picture shows the result.
Lets do some stitching on the front like this, those variety vertical pattens together make one big patten. I also stitched some horizontal patterns on the cover of the button packets to balance the top vertical patten. Continue reading “Hand-stitching on the brown shirt”
This yellowish brown shirt has some oriental feel on it, and the fabric is 100% silk. There are some little hand-stitched leafs on the front and also a few leafs on the edge of sleeves. Those leafs added some detail on the shirt, but the shape of neck line is not my favorite, I prefer bigger and open neck line. but it is not too bad, it is just little too plan and need some detail to make the neck line look bigger.
I picked the light green bandeau because that is the closest color I could find that would match the little green leafs, than I drew some circles with pencil around the neck line.
Let’s start sewing, I was not sure if my sewing machine could work with such thin lines, but after a few tries, I got the hang of things and though it’s not perfect, I was able to make it work. Continue reading “Decorated the yellow shirt”