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kiewiet
« on: January 24, 2009 05:33:37 PM »

I want to alter a cotton shirt to fit better around the waist. Do I take in a bit along the side seams only or should I take in a bit on the darts running up from the hem too? Or will it be better to just use a belt? I just want the shirt to have a bit better shape -not so boxy.
I hope someone can give me some advice as my brain has shut down today Angry
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dropdeadred77
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2009 10:20:35 PM »

Pinch and pin is the way to go! Put on the shirt inside out and try both variations you mention - pinch the fabric and pin till it looks right then carefully try on the shirt right way out. Whichever looks best is the one you go with!
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