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Critique the fit of my MTM shirt

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I just received my first try of a MTM shirt from ModernTailor. I took my best fitting shirt and made a couple modifications in order to come up with these measurements. While I am mostly satisfied, I do think that some changes are in order.

I have three areas of concern:

1. An awful lot of fabric is bunching up where the upper back meets the sleeve. Can I correct this by reducing the armhole size?

2. The pulling of the fabric along the neck/upper back area. Is this because my shoulder measurement is too small?

3. The lay of the fabric from the top two buttons, the placket is pulling away.

I also plan to reduce the waist, hip, and cuff measurements slightly.







 

ebmk3891

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I generally agree with most of your changes although I'm not educated enough from a tailor perspective on what needs to be done.

I also think the sleeves look a little baggy.
 

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Also - congrats on the shirt. Is that with the promotional deal they have going on?
 
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Yeah, this was the $20 trial shirt. I intend to make the necessary corrections, and then order a swatch book and a "real" shirt.
 

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Take in the waist. Lower the armhole measurement. Overall, it's pretty good. Don't try to get a too clean fit on your shirts. They aren't suit jackets, there will always be bunching and folding somewhere or the shirt will be too constricting.
 

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Everything looks to large to me, including the cuff and neck measurement. It is very difficult to give someone exact adjustments by looking at a photo. Keep tweaking the measurements (all smaller in my opinion) until you get something you like the fit of.
 
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Thanks for all of the feedback everyone. I went ahead and reduced several of the measurements as follows:

neck: -.25
chest: -.35
waist: -1
Hip: -.75
Sleeve: -.5
Bicep: -1
Cuff: -.5
Armhold: -.75

Pending further review I plan on ordering my next shirt tomorrow so it arrives around the time I return back from vacation.
 

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You might want to convert your measurements to Centimeters. I think it will be at the very least confusing to specify subtracting .35 inches.
 

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I wouldn't shorten the sleeve if I were you. Nothing worse than sleeves that are too short.
 

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Originally Posted by FlamingModerate
Thanks for all of the feedback everyone. I went ahead and reduced several of the measurements as follows:

neck: -.25
chest: -.35
waist: -1
Hip: -.75
Sleeve: -.5
Bicep: -1
Cuff: -.5
Armhold: -.75

Pending further review I plan on ordering my next shirt tomorrow so it arrives around the time I return back from vacation.


now the shirt will fit perfectly?

it is awful!
normally i would add corrective comments, but there is nothing about the fit of this shirt that is right.
your minor changes will not make this shirt any better
good luck
 

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