This time I decided to get going with the shirt. I went and bough a zipper and suddenly my motivation for sewing came back with full force. Awesomeness. How to make the pattern was quite something to figure out with all those seams, and I only had crappy patterns looking nothing like the sort I needed, but I was so motivated I decided to modify the living hell out of a pattern I already had at home rather than wait and get a better base pattern. Legit.
When I had modified that pattern until it was no longer recognizable as the cute frilly loose t-shirt it originally was I cut the pieces for the main part of the top out. I knew from experience that if I make it too big I'll have a hell of a time making it fit perfectly later, so I decided that I'd go all out with the pattern and make sure that it wouldn't turn out too wide, hence all those weird curves,
After sewing the pieces together, and adding the zipper in the front (I'm starting to get the hang of zippers, they no longer frighten me. Fuck yeah) I ended up with something like this;