you win some; you lose some
There’s a reason you’re seeing that shirt-jacket on the dressform instead of on me. It is ill fitting! Blast those darts! I can’t fill them out! I even wore a somewhat padded bra, and still there was a lot of gaping fabric around the chest region. I think part of the problem is perhaps I got too aggressive with the vertical darts, because the thing is fitted around the waist but all billowy above? I swear I was just following the pattern.
Anyway, look how cute it’s SUPPOSED to be:
Right? And it’s not like the model is chest-o-rama or anything. Maybe using corduroy was a bad call on my part. Not sure.
The pattern is from this book:
It doesn’t seem to be available on Kinokuniya.com right now, but the ISBN is 978-4309280417. I am going to go console myself now by making some of those crunchy chow mein noodle haystack cookies.
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