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Taking in the chest

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Ok, let's say I wanted to take in the chest of a jacket 1.5-2". Is this a normal procedure for a tailor? Or is it one of those that, like the shoulder alteration, people tend to scoff at?
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
Ok, let's say I wanted to take in the chest of a jacket 1.5-2". Is this a normal procedure for a tailor? Or is it one of those that, like the shoulder alteration, people tend to scoff at?

I had all my jackets taken in the chest about 3''. My impression is that if the shoulders fit - it is easy to do.
 

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Originally Posted by Buster
I had all my jackets taken in the chest about 3''.

At the chest or at the waist?
 

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3", really? Good news.
 

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