Off I went in search of an appropriate pattern. If I did not find what I needed, I planned on modifying a collared shirt pattern. But luckily, I found exactly what he wanted on BurdaStyle. The pattern is sized (European) 110-134. What I liked best was the professional finish of the placket. It was just like his RTW shirt.
I used a bright textured knit that I recently bought for him and a woodsy flannel that I bought when I was pregnant with him. The ribbing was purchased some time in between and was a scrap left over from a previous project. A great mix of stash busting and finding great deals.
To tie the woodsy themed flannel in and to appease my boy who wanted an embroidered element, I choose a bear scene for the back. Here in Alaska, the woodsy theme is everywhere. Actually they often refer to the style here as Alaska casual which basically equates to some hiking or camouflage clothing mixed with jeans and a knit hat.
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