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I made my sweetheart this shirt from McCall’s pattern 6044.  My experience with commercial patterns has always been that they run big, but this one was completely true to size and it fit him PERFECTLY without any alterations!  The fabric is one of Anna Maria Horner’s cotton voiles that are SO lovely.  I pre-washed the fabric and it came out of the dryer pretty much wrinkle free and virtually no shrinkage, which was obviously thrilling.  I was worried about it being too light for a men’s shirt but it turned out just perfect for summer. 

With a 60″ fabric you only need 1 3/8yds for this project, which made it a relatively inexpensive venture.  This is going to be my new default present for him on any holiday or gift giving event.  I love this shirt and the guy in it!   Thanks for looking!