If you’re having to work at making a garment fit, don’t give up. It can be hard. Just keep at it and you’ll develop perseverance. In the last post, I adjusted + 3/8″ at the upper back and -3/8″ at the lower back. I thought I had it nailed but it wasn’t good enough. It turns out that while the 3/8″ adjustment worked on my dress form, I needed closer to 1″ on my body.
When the scan for the Beatrice Dress Form is taken, the position you have to assume is like a gingerbread man cookie. And you have to hold it for a while. This position changes the shape of the upper back.
Here’s what those adjustments look like in the pattern pieces.
Now on to the making part! First, cutting out pattern pieces: