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Mikgirl
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Date: 7/31/13 10:38 PM

I'm working on a winter coat for my 2yo baby.
She 's a tiny girl with a pot belly!
She was size 2 over all, but 4 at her waist.
I cut size 3 muslin (sewable paper) and it seemed to fit her, except her belly seems a little tight...
Should I grade to size 4around the waist?
(Size 3 chest - 4 waist - back to 3 at hip)

I've never made a coat before so this is already a challenge, and didn't want to add too much alteration but what's the point of making something that's uncomfortable, right?

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Date: 8/1/13 1:09 AM

You'd have to do the same thing if she were older and had this problem, so why not?Not only is it an alteration, but it also will probably fit better.

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Date: 8/1/13 1:41 AM

Thank you Miss Fairchild!
It turned out I forgot to attach a placket for this pattern.
With it, it seem to be a little more bigger and fits better.
But I also found this blog on Oliver+S site, which was the solution I was looking for!

http://oliverands.com/blog/2012/10/fitting-a-muslin.html

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