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Ok, that’s a bit sensationalist, as far as titles go. What I will say is that this would-be wardrobe basic hasn’t worked out yet.
The pattern in question is Simplicity 2189. View B.
Harmless-looking, as patterns go. It harbored, I now know, a deep dark secret: it was designed for broad-shouldered linebackers. *sigh*
Here are those three poses. You can click to enlarge:
Now to rectify the situation, I’m gonna have to take out the neck binding and take it in on the center back seam. Not impossible. But not exactly an enviable task, either.
Bit gap-y in the chest, too. That’s more my (genetic) fault than the pattern’s, though.
So, should my copy of pattern Simplicity 2189 ask why it’s alone in the corner, you tell it: You’ve been bad.