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Old 08-01-2009, 06:44 PM   #1
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Looking for a reference book
Hi all,

So like many people, my shape is my own and doesn't always conform to designers' measurements. I was wondering if there was a book that would clearly and easily explain how to modify patterns to create a custom fit. I know you can't change a pattern too much, but I often find that sleeves are much bigger than my arms and I could sometime use a bit of room around the tummy. ( I think I've just described myself as an Umpa-lumpa!)
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:09 AM   #2
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this one shows how to customize patterns. I don't have it; it's on my wish list though.

this one looks similar:

check your library first, too. then you can decide if the book is really helpful.

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