Pattern: Butterick 5745
My fabric is a mid weight stretch denim with white pinstripes. I chose this pattern because I could adjust the grain lines of the pattern pieces to create visual interest in the fabric.
I cut the bodice sides and center back on the bias to create a chevron effect. The added sleeve bands were also cut on the bias.
To add to the detailing I chose decorative thick zigzag stitching in lieu of basic top stitching as directed by the pattern.
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