Sew in sleeves flat instead of in-the-round. Sew front and back pieces at the shoulder. Sew in sleeves flat around the armhole only. Sew up sides starting at sleeve ends. My mom always sewed her sleeves in like this.
Fitting for Curves: Pattern Adjustments for the Upper Body is a new online workshop from Cashmerette, which teaches you how to make your clothes fit! Learning to sew your own clothes when you're curvy is fantastic - but the real gamechanger?