SewMaris (who’s starting a sew along vor the Ziggi jacket soon) asked in a comment which size of the jacket I ordered. I bought a size 12 by bust measurement. The size 12 in StyleArc size chart gives a bust measurement that is 2 cm smaller than my actual bust measurement. It was fine for the Marie and Marni jacket, on the Marni jacket I did an FBA. For this jacket it was far too wide in the back, though total bust circumference was fine. A common problem for me, as you’ve seen my muslins in the past few months that really is a
problem challenging area for me. StyleArc patterns are in one size (like the Italian Marfy). My body has 3 different sizes comparing bust, waist and hips. On multisize patterns it’s easier to grade between sizes.
I’m getting there though (thanks to the sewing teacher). This is the jacket provisionally sewn with long stitches, sleeves not pressed.
It will be taken apart again as it has to be interfaced, zippers inserted etc. Step by step I will get there (doing some easy things in between). I’ll be posting about the steps taken.