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Vogue 8907 Cape Sleeve Pullover Top

Love. This. Top.  Even with all its wrinkles after a day at the office. I was browsing Chico's website a few weeks past and saw this " Chrissy Cape Pullover " in the clearance section. I loved the look, but didn't purchase it, even at the clearance price of $24.99, as I rarely purchase clothes without trying them on first (I have the hardest time finding anything in RTW to fit me!) That's when I remembered I had purchased a Vogue pattern with the faux cape sleeves some time ago. Sure enough, in my pattern stash was Vogue 8907 from 2013.  It's now out of print.   I'm not sure why I waited so long to sew it, but I'm glad I did as I would have cut a small in 2013, and only four years later I need every inch of that medium. Even with the FBA. Sigh... I dug through my fabric and discovered a black stretch silk. The fabric was narrow, but I had just enough to to cut view A.  I cut a straight medium, did a full bust adjustment and m