This certainly can’t touch the idea of the Great American Novel, but if you’ve been looking for a place to learn how to identify common shoulder fit issues of all flavors, you’re in the right spot! (For part 1, that is!)

The shoulder is arguably the most fit critical area in garments made for the upper half of the body. Problems stemming from the shoulder affect overall garment balance, can cause draglines through the entire garment, and can cause great discomfort while wearing. So what’s important to know, you ask? Keep going, gentle reader, resources will be italicized throughout!

* A quick note- I reviewed all the resources linked for clarity and ease of instruction. There are simply gobs of knowledge out there, pattern books, videos and courses galore. Of course, the best way to learn how to fit is to take classes... [read more]