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Son number one was having a birthday and planning on moving out of home so I decided to risk making him a shirt.  I say risk, because he is one of those people that have hang ups about home made, not hand made, clothing.  He would rather wear a cheap chain store shirt, although if I was being fair to him, he wouldn't turn his nose up at a designer store shirt either.  The back story to this shirt is that whenever he heads into the city to go clubbing he always wears a shirt that completely annoys me on a couple of levels.  It is a linen shirt that he insists on not ironing and because I am all about tough love where my kids are concerned I flatly refused to do it for him.  The second issue with this shirt, is it is just slightly too small especially when you factor in the tee shirt he often wears underneath it.

I was in The Fabric Store not actually looking for fabric for a shirt for him, when I came across this lovely cotton fine checked slub shirting that had the feel of a linen …

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