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Second Attempt At Fitting

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Drape fitting

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Jacket Fitting Techniques taught by Pam Howard

Achieve a graceful, superior jacket fit that would impress even the most savvy custom clothier. Learn drape-fitting techniques, and even find out how to fit yourself!

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What materials did you use? I cut a smaller size to take into consideration the design ease, as per Pam's suggestion. This is Vogue 8804 while waiting for my class pattern

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Ask for help when you're struggling! And don't be afraid to keep making adjustments

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Wondering whether to make a bigger horizontal dart across the back?

01/12/2014 Flag

Hi, Cutting out a smaller size was key to getting a better fit from this pattern! I agree that taking a bigger horizontal tuck from the back will help to keep the back from sagging above the vertical darts and smooth out the back. Don't rule out the possibility of a second horizontal dart if one large one is too much. Remember, this will be a test to see what will work best for your body. Can't wait to see the next pictures! Thanks, Pam

01/12/2014 Flag

Nearly.....

01/12/2014 Flag