Fitting. Some people can figure it out like that – ‘snap’. Whoo-hoo! Good for them. (It IS one of the biggest mistakes costumers make and getting it right is like Devonshire cream! Divine.) 🙂
The rest of us have to struggle through each mockup as if we were climbing the Cliffs of Insanity with dental floss. Fortunately the Shrieking Eels are at bay and we can proceed with confidence.
To sustain you as you go, I’ve put together a video with a few helpful tips on how I go about fitting a bodice to my own figure, all alone, without the help of a sewing room friend.
(This video views best in Chrome or Firefox browsers. Let the video fully buffer (load) before playing for best viewing.)
In addition to these basic instructions, I find this list of fitting tips and methods extremely useful.
Do you find yourself fitting bodices by yourself on your own figure? Have any special tricks you’ve discovered over the years that you do every time?