Added Dec 8, 2010
First, of all things, figure out the bodice length and shape you want by pinning. I decided to remove the bottom band and shorten the bodice by 4" in the front and 4 1/2" in the back. It'll be different for everyone depending on the original size you start with. If necessary, narrow the shoulders by measuring first, allowing for seam allowance. Cut off the sleeves, pin and mark the desired shoulder and chest with at sides. I also cut off the front pockets and flaps as they were too big. Plus I cut off the epaulettes and saved them for later.
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