Bodice and Sleeves Height Adjustment

This free tutorial will guide you through a bodice height and sleeve adjustment. The RP ladies’ XXS to 5XL sewing patterns are designed to fit a height of five foot six inches. If you are taller or shorter than this, you will need to adjust the bodice and sleeve for the perfect fit.

After measuring your bust accurately and determining the best size to whip up, follow this tutorial for woven or knit patterns for the best fit. You will lengthen or shorten half way through the armhole and at the waist on your front and back bodice. You will distribute the adjustment evenly throughout the pattern pieces to ensure the most accurate fit.

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