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Subject: May I post pics for advice? (Simplicity 8523) Date: 6/21/13 3:09 PM

I am working on the muslin for my first top, and I think it is going pretty well. However, as I get ready to put the last armhole facing in, I think I see some problem areas. Would you kind folks be willing to give me feedback if I post pictures?

That way I can hypothosize about what went wrong and see if I guessed right.

I'd be quite grateful. I'm at that point where I can identify certain problems, but others still confuse me. And slashing into my tissue scares me!
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Date: 6/21/13 3:14 PM

Don't slash your tissue, copy the pattern onto plastic or waxed paper first

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Date: 6/21/13 3:28 PM

Yes, please post pics and you'll get lots of helpful feedback!
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Date: 6/21/13 6:24 PM

Always trace your pattern pieces before altering them. That way, if you need to recut and start a piece from the beginning, you will have the original piece to re-trace. I use "doctor paper".
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Date: 6/23/13 11:22 AM

I put the images in a new post. I wish I *had* traced the pattern out before I cut it. Unfortunately, I cut the smallest size. :-(

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Date: 6/23/13 11:46 AM

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Any chance you can find the discarded tissue & tape it back together? Otherwise, try to find this pattern on sale again.
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Date: 6/23/13 3:10 PM

Thanks. If I decide the pattern is useful for me, then I will do that. I may come to the conclusion that the shape isn't quite suited to me.

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Date: 6/23/13 3:19 PM

Don't worry about it. There will aways be another pattern.

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