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Recently, somebody had the nerve to tell me that my sloper was too tight. Ex-cuuuuuse me. Since when are girls being discriminated against for the tightness of their slopers? I’m not going to lie, I like a fitted bodice. When I was constructing my latest sloper, I was very meticulous about the fit. Finally, thanks to Invisalign and two square meals a day, I’m at an incredibly stable weight. I’m not dropping, I’m not gaining, it seemed like a good opportunity to try and nail down that perfect fit. I think I did a fairly good job. My number one goal is zero wrinkles! (Besides the ones where I’m bending my torso and whatnot, nobody can eliminate ALL wrinkles.) That makes me pretty happy with the fit of this dress in particular. I quickly whipped up the design after losing an auction for a Pauline Trigere McCalls pattern from the…