How to make a shoulder template

Achieving the perfect fit for a bodice begins with the shoulders. A shoulder template is a great way to quickly check the shoulder width and slope on a new pattern to see if any adjustments are needed before you start sewing. In today’s post, I’ll walk you through how I made my template and how I use it.

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Cup-Sized Tees: Concord vs. Comfi (Part 2)

Welcome back to Part 2 of the Cashmerette Concord versus the Pattern Scout Comfi t-shirt discussion. In Part 1, I discussed the sizing and drafting on both patterns. In today’s post, I’ll focus on the fit with side-by-side muslins.

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Cup-sized Tees: Concord vs Comfi (Part 1)

With hundreds of t-shirt patterns out there, it’s hard to know which one will fit best or even how they differ. I wanted a classic tee that is fitted through the shoulder and bust with a set-in sleeve. Today’s post compares two t-shirt patterns that fit these criteria, the Pattern Scout Comfi tee and the Cashmerette Concord tee. Below I’ll compare the flat pattern pieces for both, and in my next post, I’ll sew both shirts to analyze the fit on my body.

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