Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Ideas on expanding waist on pattern?
- Why don't you just extend each side seam out from nothing under the
arm to 1.25" more at the waist. That would give you the 5" total you
On Jul 25, 2009, at 4:03 PM, Valancy Gilliam wrote:
> Hey gang! Question.
> Using Simplicity Pattern 3782, view A, size 20 (whimper). Has a
> front peice
> and two back pieces, no side panels. The bustline fits perfectly on
> mock up, but the waistline is approximately 5 inches too small. Any
> recommendations on how to expand the waistline without adding to the
> bustline? The only thing me and my roommate can figure out is to
> make a
> wedge peice...which will still add a bit to the bustline.
> Is it possible to add a wedge on the sides without adding to the
> bustline...or even in the back?
> PS I scanned the two pieces in question and put it in the files
> section as
> bodice_peices.jpg if you wanna take a look.
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