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Date: 1/29/12 5:36 PM

I made a muslin of October 2009 Burda magazine pattern, #121 and I don't know how to fix the shoulders. Is this a forward shoulder adjustment? Where do I start? I'm still very new with fitting.

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Date: 1/29/12 6:24 PM

Offhand, it looks like the shoulder line of the top might bet too wide for you. Is this meant to be a drop shoulder style? The sleeve caps look shaped so that makes me suspicious.It would also help to mention which Burda pattern# & issue this is from so those who do actually have said issue, will know how this is supposed to look and whether it's meant to be a drop shoulder style or not.
Also, if you could provide a side view, that would definitely nail whether a forward shoulder is involved. OR..can you say the shoulder seam riding on the backside of your shoulder instead of along the shoulder line as it should?
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Date: 1/30/12 9:05 AM

Yes, as Marilly said, we need a bit more info.

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Date: 1/30/12 12:54 PM

I'll post better pictures when my photographer gets home from school this afternoon.

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Date: 1/30/12 12:59 PM

Fabb, there seem to be three reviews of this pattern, you might read through those and see if they help you. I just glanced at the second one, but she does mention the shoulders...

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ps: they are cut on sleeves, according to the other reviews... kimono or dolman

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