I made another thing which is not a double knit boat-neck frock so I felt I could blog it.
I found this cotton voile at Spotlight and there was 1.4 metres left on the bolt, which was enough to make this shirt, minus the front and back yokes. I would have had enough to make pockets, but nah. I'm happy with the print as it is.
I used my vintage buttonholer again, ahhhh so easy and fun! I also sewed on the buttons using my sewing machine. WHY WASN'T I TOLD THIS WAS SO EASY?
I used the method I saw in this youtube tutorial:
using my new-to-me Bernina 801 I got for $37 at our local auctions! Hurrah! I took the presser foot off and used my low shank adaptor. It worked perfectly.