Have you ever had trouble fitting a blouse or a shirt? In this tutorial, you will find visual and written instructions showing the basic steps to fit a few common problems, including fitting a small or full bust, square or sloping shoulders, hollow chest, forward shoulders, rounded back, or sway back. By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to address common fitting problems for a beautiful finished garment! (Tutorial by Heather Claus.)

Technique Materials

Pattern or slopers, paper to redraw your pattern, sewing gauge, scissors

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    May 14, 2012, 04.22 AMby 10ashus

    You make it so easy to understand. I will bookmark this page and try your method this month. I like the way you show the different ways and reasons to do the full bust adjustment.

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    Jun 1, 2011, 09.23 AMby loulourosa

    very good post! I will certainly need this, thanks!

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    Jun 1, 2011, 03.35 AMby merengueknitter

    thank u for taking the time to post this. This will be really helpful to me as a beginner.

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    May 31, 2011, 08.20 PMby Uma Preve

    Very easy to understand.. Thank you for this post!

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    May 16, 2011, 05.18 PMby gedwoods

    Awesome posting! Kudos on getting this written up!

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