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Alterations on Outerwear/Jacket

lpresq

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I was wondering whether anyone has had a rain coat/jacket successfully altered? I recently purchased a jacket online and the shoulders fit relatively well; however, the jacket is extremely long and full in the body. Basically, is it worth it, or even possible, to get the body and length of the jacket altered substantially, atleast 1 size down?
 

Marcus Brody

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I've gotten an overcoat altered (both shortened and taken in in the body), but never a raincoat. Depending on the fabric and how it is waterproofed, it might be harder.
 

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I believe it is mostly cotton. Im just unsure whether such drastic alterations (atleast 2 inches on both the body and length) are even possible.
 

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Hi, I thought I'd post my question here instead of starting a new thread as it is similar in subject -

Can the pictured sleeve be shortened? - the button is a snap one.



sleeves are 27' and I'm 5' 11"

I appreciate your expertise
 

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