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Subject: In my experience, letting out just the side seams doesn't help when you need an inch or so in the upper back, if this is the case, I let out a little down the zipper,

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Date Posted: Monday, August 21, 07:42:17am
In reply to: x 's message, "A gusset can always be added to the sleeve if there's not enough fabric in the sleeve to let it out. Alternatively, if there is gathering at the top of the sleeve to make a puff then that can be released to accommodate the increase in sleeve opening." on Friday, August 11, 09:51:21am

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True, but I think since the OP said the let out was needed for the chest (not back/front specific), giving guidance for the best way to alter was at the sides. If it is truly across the back where the let out is needed, then yes the zipper is best (NT).Monday, August 21, 06:38:52pm

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