It’s called the Plain and Simple Superfantastic Shirt.
I like to call it a pop-over.
I’ve made it once before, but this version is waaaaay better than my first version. Maybe it’s the collar and stand, maybe it’s my fabric, but I love it. And I can’t wait to make another one.
The style is easy, but there are a few special touches that make it a notch above in the style department.
1. The collar and stand.
2. The bust darts
3. The side shaping.
The fabric is from the Joann’s Lisette line. Have you used any of it? It’s actually my favorite fabric line at the store. I tend to buy more of it than any other stuff from Joann’s because of the quality. This particular fabric is a cotton sateen. But it has a wonderful drape and softness to it, making it perfect for this type of top. I didn’t have quite enough to do the long sleeve version or the collar stand facing, so I made my sleeves ¾, to roll up. And a used a cute contrast cotton for the facing. Besides, I like having that pink color next to my face.
I am a fan of HotPatterns. This shirt has some really cool construction techniques for the placket front which pretty much guarantees a good result. However… and this is a usual part of my review of Hot Patterns…. unless you are a more experienced seamstress, I think it would be challenging to work through the instructions as written. But I love Trudy’s You-tube videos and I’m always inspired to try some different techniques as well as style options with the patterns.
Oh, and my Superfantastic bargain of the day?