I wanted a nice plain longish purple shirt and didn't find any when i went shopping. So i decided to make it. The last time I made a shirt was in 2002 so I feel a bit rusty. I used one of my mother's shirts, its Indian style with side panels and a square under the arms. I made my own pattern and used measurements from one of my best fitting shirts. The neck line took so long to do and for a moment or two i thought I'd never get it done. But with help from my mum and the delight of working with purple fabric I managed to complete it. All that's left is to sew on the buttons and to add some embroidery detail around the neck.