How much fabric do I need to make a shirt?
Estimating Fabric Yardage Needs for Common Misses Garments
|Garment||Fabric Width 35-36 inches||Fabric Width 58-60 inches|
|Shirt/blouse, short sleeves||2 yards||1-1/4 yards|
|Shirt/blouse, long sleeves||2-1/2 yards||1-5/8 yards|
|Blouse, long sleeves with tie||3-3/4 yards||2-1/4 yards|
|Blouse, capped sleeves||2 yards||1-1/4 yards|
How long does it take to hand stitch a shirt?
It does take long to hand sew a piece of clothing from scratch (probably, 3–4 days). However, if you are talking about just altering cloths then probably it would take less than 2 hrs.
What stitch is best for clothes?
1. Chain stitch. it can leave an ornate, thick and textured line. Since it’s slightly larger than other stitch types, the chain stitch is also effective at filling up space in garments.