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The quest for the silk shirt: part two

April 11, 2014
By GRETCHEN RICHARDS - Appalachian Artisan (grichards@newsandsentinel.com) , Parkersburg News and Sentinel

In the last column, I spoke of how sewing any type of clothing is an investment of time and money and requires skill. I also ranted about how hard silk is to work with. But for this week, I will focus on the pattern used for creating the shirt, and preparing the none-too-cheap cloth to be carved up like a holiday turkey.

 
 
 

 

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