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My first garment will be a plain, fitted shirt with shoulder princess seams, a back yolk and long sleeves. I have already made the muslin for this shirt. This pattern was created from scratch using my bodice and sleeve sloper and much help from YouTube where I learned how to draft a collar and cuffs (not attached to the muslin)

Shirts may seem like simple garments but they are not, especially if they are to be quite fitted. I struggled to get a good fit because of my swayback and the best solution was to separate the back into three sections so that I could create godets on the lower half. This created the extra fabric needed over my backside while still allowing a neat fit in the small of my back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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