I have looked and looked at shirt patterns and finally selected ones that I like and think will sew up nicely. I need shirts to wear with skinny jeans/jeggings. I recently took stock of my fabric stash and noted...oh my!...that I have bunches of fabric suitable for shirts. Often, I refer to my sewn garments (shirts/blouses/tops) as house blouses. If it wrinkles too much, if the design has too many nips, tucks, flouces in odd places, one that does not wear well behind a seat belt, those kinds of things, I think of that garment as a house blouse, something to wear casually at home. I like linen, chambray, cotton, lightweight poplin, lightweight denim, easy care fabrics that breathe, all reflective of the fabrics in my stash.
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I like the drape of this shirt; it will go nicely over skinny jeans/jegging, in fact, I've made it before with a black handkerchief linen fabric, so I know it will turn out well. Here it is, in the making, using a lightweight stretchy poplin.