Cotton is one of the most popular, inexpensive materials in the world. It is a natural fibre, light, soft, breathable and comfortable to wear, depending where you live. It is also a durable fabric and hydrophilic which means it absorbs moisture easily, but dries very slowly. An ideal material for countries like Malaysia, Borneo, to beat the heat and humidity throughout the year
Sea Island, as well as Egyptian cotton are well known cotton material for shirts because of it’s soft, smooth, strong and lustrous fabrics.
No one actually knows how old cotton is. Some scientist claim with evidence, cotton was first found in India, while others believe it’s Pakistan, from about 6,000 BC. But some scientists still think that, Indus delta was the first to cultivate it.
Want to know more about the history of cotton? Click this link: The story of cotton.
It is true that India has the largest Cotton industry in the world for over 3000 years.
My daughter’s boss went to Bombay, India and bought her,a cotton material as a gift .
India has improved their marketing methods, by designing the pattern with pictures to make a blouse easily, just by cutting.
Interfacing the front neckline
Interfacing of back neckline
Even though I had a sewing machine (Singer) I still bought another one, while I was in Singapore because of the extra gadget .It put thread through the eye of the needle for me😂😂😂
That’s the beauty of technology advancement.
Hem the neckline using herring-bone stitch
Join side seams
Sides of shoulder and sleeves joined
Getting ready to start the Gusset
When sewing, leaving a ¼ inch from other ends
Finished my fine art in 4 hours, how about that? Awesome, yeah?😉😉😉
I am no model but I don’t mind posing as mannequin….
Laugh if you like, – – – I did!!!😂😂😂