Style Arc Juliet.  Described on the site thus: “The tie front effect of this cleverly designed pattern provides an ultra flattering silhouette. The ¾ sleeve adds to this stylish shirt.”

I used a soft, light blue/brown chambray from Barry’s warehouse.  I actually bought two lengths of this, on different occasions as it’s so nice [and from the £2/m table, no-brainer!]  Possibly these were from different bolts, as I suspect they are slightly different dye lots, but it’s very hard to say with a fabric that is basically ‘shot’.

I fussy cut this to save as much fabric as possible for something else, and the grainline goes in all directions.  Mind you, it doesn’t matter because…

The cut of this is VERY interesting.  Left front, back, sleeves, collar and stand, all standard, but the interesting bit is that right front piece.  Look at this for a pattern shape!

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