www.fashionsewing.com also gave me some wonderful tips. As a result of Nancy's suggestions, I think my muslin is just about complete. I want to narrow the sleeves just a touch and shorten them about 2 inches which will bring them to just below my elbow. Here are a couple of pictures. Note: I haven't done the changes to the sleeves yet.
I've found lots of really good information at the Stitcher's Guild
you might want to check it out when you get a chance. Everyone is very nice and very willing to help.
Here we see the narrow shoulder adjustment I made to the pattern. This adjustment only had to be made on 2 pieces. But all 4 (2 fronts & 2 backs) had to have the waist dropped and the addition at the hemline.