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Topic: New to jumper/dress making, need help with alterations  (Read 328 times)
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« on: August 01, 2006 12:05:28 PM »

I just finished a cute jumper style dress last night..that actually fits!! BUT, it doesn't have much shape, it just kinda hangs and i'd like it to fit the shape of my body a little bit more. Tighter towards my chest and then flares out from there. What's the best way to make such an alteration? It's in 2 pieces: the top piece that come just below my chest and then the body part which need altering. The body piece only has one seam, it's one long piece. What do you suggest to make it not so potato sack looking?? I greatly appreciate it!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2006 01:04:22 PM »

Check the easiest thing first, the shoulder seams.  If you put it on and pull up on the shoulders does it look better?  If that is it you may have to adjust the arm hole and maybe lower the neckline to compensate, but in my experience starting with the shoulders is the best.

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