Sounds crazy to me. I keep bumping into this idea on blogs I visit. I think it started by Barbara at http://sewingontheedge.blogspot.com/. I have never been able to sew a button up shirt that I will actually wear. The fit is always wrong and I don't know how to go about fixing it.
Yet this intrigued me..... I have had a shirt in my closet that I have outgrown... that has shrunk. But I like the style, and when it fit, I thought it looked good. It was RTW.... So.. I disected it. Changed a few things and traced out my own pattern. This was my test run, but I think I might actually wear this one! I wish I had made the sleeves and inch or two longer, as the cuff hits right at my elbow, but next time.
So... I guess that means. 1 down.... 9 to go. (-: Thank you for the inspriration Barbara!