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Bust Apex Adjustment Tutorial - Find Your Bust Point and Alter Sewing Patterns to Fit - Melly Sews

How to Adjust the Bust Apex on a Pattern

Hey y’all, today we’re going to talk about busts and how to adjust the bust apex on a sewing pattern to match your own measurements. One of the reasons I hear often that women don’t want to sew for themselves is that fit is hard when you have curves.

Fit For You: Shoulder Savvy- Shoulder Fitting - pattern drafting

Tips for Sewing Better-Fitting Shoulders

Solve your shoulder fitting issues. See tips for making adjustments to a sewing pattern for a better fit when you have narrower or wider shoulders.

Today is the fourth installment in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! We are going to wrap up the adjustments portion of the process today with narrow and broad shoulder adjustments. Tomorrow we will be

How to do a narrow or broad shoulder adjustment (Helen's Closet)

Today is the fourth installment in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! We are going to wrap up the adjustments portion of the process today with narrow and broad shoulder adjustments. Tomorrow we wi…

An easy Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) for no-dart fronts..

An easy Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) for no-dart fronts. [Intriguing technique swivelling the front piece back and forth and redrawing the side seam.

I am blessed with chunky upper arms that almost never fit into a standard pattern sleeve. Even in knit garments, without a little adjustment I feel like Popeye, straining at the bicep seams! Lucky …

I am blessed with chunky upper arms that almost never fit into a standard pattern sleeve. Even in knit garments, without a little adjustment I feel like Popeye, straining at the bicep seams!

I've had quite a few emails asking for fitting help so I'm going to delve into some common fitting adjustments here on the blog.  If you hav...

The Lady Skater: Fitting and Adjustments. I just might need to try this pattern. I love how easy the alterations are for a customized fit.

I kind of feel like the first thing i want to say is…     Something i hear over and over from people is their trepidation about pattern alterations. Especially bust adjustments – they seem so mysterious and potentially complicated. But they’re not! Please don’t worry, it’s not beyond your ability! Honest. So, what is …

how to do a full bust adjustment (FBA

I kind of feel like the first thing i want to say is… Something i hear over and over from people is their trepidation about pattern alterations. Especially bust adjustments – they seem so mysterious and potentially complicated.

It’s a little unfair that small bust adjustments don’t get talked about as often as Full Bust Adjustments (FBA) – they’re just as easy and just as not-scary. hehehe Much like the FBA tutorial we covered  this morning – small bust adjustments (SBA) are nothing to be afraid of. Before we start lets ask some …

how to do a small bust adjustment (SBA

[PERSONALIZED PATTERNS: Fitting & Altering] Free e-book on altering patterns and fitting clothing. From: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00000338/00001/1x University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

[PERSONALIZED PATTERNS: Fitting & Altering] Free e-book on altering patterns and fitting clothing.University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

How to Sew Sleeves That Let You Move

How to Sew Sleeves That Let You Move

Bodice Block / Blouse Dress: Sleeve pattern drafting for easy arm movement in a dress or blouse or jacket.

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