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Its just their way of avoiding problems since their shirts are well fitted.
That extra width in back is what gives you the ability to reach fore ward without restriction.
I usually slant a plain hem 1/2 inch. More of a slant takes more time and effort. Very extreme slants need smaller fabric turned up on the inside. This means the length cannot be made longer if needed later on.
Not only would it be an expensive job. shortening the jacket would bring the pockets down close to the bottom of the jacket. Also the crotch of the pants would hang down to your knees. answer is NO!
OTC, Good work and a great demonstration.
Diaz If that red line is where you wish it to be,then try the fore ward shoulder pattern change.
right diazsloping shoulders leave an empty space at the outer end of the shoulder.when the outer part of the shoulder drops down the cloth flops down also.when the shoulder seam is taken in at the outer end and tapered to the,neck ti fills that empty space and pulls the cloth up .that after the fact problem is an expensive alteration on finished jackets.its free when done on the cutting table.we are only here once. so have fun now.ALEX
RDiaz this picture is a good helper. But there are more questions. Are the shoulders too wide? Is the chest too wide across the front? Is the armhole much too deep? do you have fore ward shoulders like the tutorial Is there too much overlap at the front by the buttons.
Hey Diazcan we have a couple of pictures, and a description?
The next time you order a m2m or custom suit would you like to have some-thing different in the lapels style? Yes you can have that, and also you can be your own designer with this.... Its some-thing called a *shaper. they are found in m2m and custom work shops. They are the size and shape of the finished lapel. the tailor uses it to mark out and then cut out the shape of the finished lapel. this is before the front tape is sewn, and the facing is sewn in place. *I have...
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