Thrilled that Burda patterns solved (almost) every fitting problem.
I measure as 44 but have broad shoulders and a small bust. Low front necklines I can fix, but the back neckline ALWAYS rolls out on patterns without a collar.
A larger angle on the shoulder-seam, by the neck, fixes the back but tightens the armhole. That creates a fold, towards the underarm.
There is too much going on for me. Does anyone have this problem, and suggestions for altering my cut?
(Just widen the shoulder on size 42? Should I use french curves to lower the armhole?)
If you get the dress to fit properly (you’ll have to make a few toiles) you can just in…
For sewing knit fabric on a sewing machine you can use:
a stretch stitch (see your manu…
thank you for your comment.
The next day I went to sewing class. And it worked out f…
maybe you could look online =)
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