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Acient3

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Date: 3/11/13 5:20 PM

Do you always need to put in a center back seam with an upper back curve or can you some how still keep the back on the fold so you don't have a seam in the middle of you shirt? I can not seem to find an answer.
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Date: 3/11/13 6:49 PM

If you want to put the back on the fold, you need to add neck darts if it is a large adjustment. You may be able to ease in the excess fabric if the amount is small and your fabric is cooperative.

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Date: 3/11/13 7:02 PM

Thank you, I never even though of neck darts.Great idea
Thank you again

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Date: 3/12/13 0:10 AM

Funny you should ask this as I just ran accross this great video on doing a round back adjustment.

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Date: 3/12/13 9:09 AM

Ladybegood, thank you for the link to this video. It's the best I've seen for this adjustment.

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