How did they miss that?

I think Burda should hire a proper tailor. Or buy some push-up bras and stuffing. Okay, pop quiz time! Are these jackets from Burda’s December 2013 issue fitting this starving young lady well? The answer is NO! The fabric on the Chanel-esque jacket is collapsing where her curves should be. The red jacket has entirely…

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Friday Freebie a little late

I have been talking a lot about my struggles and successes with fit. This has been my free online tool, found here. I know it looks a little juvenile, and I actually used something like this during my 4-H years. This is provided by the University of Florida’s library and they have a number of…

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Fitting and pattern adjustment for my Jacket with a SNAFU

This jacket is Burda 11/2011 Plaid Wool Jacket #115, and I don’t even like the magazine photo. See? The styling is really sloppy. But when I looked at the online photo, it was LOVE! Its a basic single breasted trench with BIG pockets but my favorite part is the curved hem detail. I never would…

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