Best of Basics-Shoulder Pads

Marla Kazell and Barbara Weiland
Best of Basics-Shoulder Pads

Shoulder pads have been given a bad rap, remember the 80's anyone Joan Collins? Joan Crawford set the standard for large shoulder pads back in the 30's and it was a look that suited her well. But, most can't carry off that broad shouldered look on an everyday basis.

For us in the real world we no longer need to adopt that "football player" look to look slimmer. Shoulder pads for the 21st century offer subtle shaping to correct several body issues.

Read expert tips from Marla Kazell and Barbara Weiland on how to achieve a slimming look in sewn garments in the latest Sew News magazine.

And, be sure to download the Should Pad Pocket pattern HERE and then find all the how-tos in the latest issue of Sew News.

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