Remember this post with the Spoonflower fabric? Well, here’s what I made with it.
A saddle shoulder henley.
A saddle shoulder is constructed with a piece of fabric that spans the shoulder area on the front and back. It can be similar to a raglan sleeve with the “saddle” cut in one piece with the sleeve, or it can be similar to a yoke, in which it is a separate piece sewn to the front and the back pieces before setting in normal cap sleeves.
I had other plans in mind for this shirt, but it wanted to be a henley, so a henley it is.
As far as a saddle shoulder pattern, well, there’s something in the works. It’s not exactly like this but I think you’ll like it. It’s going to be the last of the Hipster collection I’m doing for Lil Blue Boo.
So I’ll leave you with a parting shot of Tater doing his Gangnam Style dance during our photo shoot. I really need to get him and Bean on video dancing to that song. Are any of your kids crazy about it?
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