I bought Natalie Chanin’s books and made the “corset” t-shirt. It’s two layers of recycled t-shirt knit, with stitching and cut-outs. Very pretty fabric is created by her method. Then one cuts a princess-seamed top with center front, side front, etc. Well! Now that I have this gorgeous fabric and a finished top, the neckline is huge. Really gapes in front and back. I fear that, in removing binding and taking up the seams, I will stretch it even more.
Would also like to know how to prevent this trouble in next project. I really like the idea and the style; just have to solve the fitting challenge.