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Perhaps you are working on a jacket and you have a pair of perfectly good shoulder pads. Alas, they are too big for your jacket’s shoulder! Here, we show you how to trim them down and customize for your jacket.

Technique Materials

shoulder pad, jacket, tailor's chalk, French curve, scissors

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    Mar 6, 2010, 06.24 AMby carolyn-s

    I’d love the pattern for that gorgeous folded collar, is that a Burdastyle pattern? Great how-to, thankyou.

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    Nov 27, 2009, 06.42 PMby fury

    thank you

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    Apr 28, 2009, 12.58 AMby dicci

    this comes in very handy! I used to work at a bridal shop and we’d frequently do this to our bra cups if they were the wrong size or shape for the dress. If you need the cut edged finished, a serger works well. great how to!

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    Mar 17, 2009, 12.24 PMby cherylsews

    I love this idea. I will try it soon…………thanks from cherylsews

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