Originally Posted by The Hag
The big ones are SO heavy that they pull down the front of the costume and make it a little saggy.
Ah, that might explain it then, if she just had to choose the lesser of two evils. Is certainly appropriate
I know very little about sewing with my history of commissioning, so the reasons behind the choices people make to reach their desired solutions are generally a mystery--is good to have an opinion from a seamstress.
And no problem ^^ Am just glad that it's helpful for you!