Bust Adjustment

Description
Intermediate | 32 min
Taught by Liesl Gibson
When adjusting the fit of clothes you sew for yourself, the most important measurements are across your shoulders and bust. Most commercial patterns are made to B cup, leaving a lot of us with ill-fitting tops. In this workshop, Liesl will walk you through the steps of measuring and making adjustments to your pattern for a larger bust.
What you will learn:
— Determining your pattern size
— Making an accurate bust measurement
— Tracing a pattern
— Transferring body measurements to traced copy of pattern
— Adjusting paper pattern
Chapters
Introduction
01:29
Getting Started
02:26
12:13
16:06
Finishing Touches
00:17
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Tools: tracing wheel
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • scissors Materials: pattern you want to enlarge
  • tracing paper or other large paper for creating new pattern piece
  • tape
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
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