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:: paunnet ::: Sureau Sew-along: FBA (full bust adjustment) how-to

Today's post is for the ladies who wear a bra cup bigger than a C (although the Sureau dress might fit you if you are a D cup, you need t.

Tutorial for how to increase the bust size on a sewing pattern.  Much more simple to do that most anticipate and much needed for anyone over a B -cup as that is what patterns are set at.

Full Bust Alterations (or Adjustments) ~ FBA

Full Bust Adjustment, aka FBA; There are a couple of things you can do to make the bust area fit better - you can add a dart where there isn't one, you can increase an existing dart, or you can add more fabric to the gathers, tucks or pleats that shape the fabric like a dart.

Full Bust Adjustment - Welcome to the second part of our Bust Adjustment extravaganza, a companion to the Petite Bust Adjustment (sometimes called an SBA) wh.

Step 1 Renfrew FBA

Sewaholic Renfrew Top: How I did my FBA

High Bust vs Full Bust - This is from a sewing blog, but it really speaks to knitters as well!

High Bust vs Full Bust--beginners guide to full bust adjustments in patterns from the curvy sewing collective--there are a number of interesting tutorials on making patterns fit better

How To Do A Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) For Fitted Knit Patterns

Full Bust Adjustment for Fitted Knit Patterns - Jennifer Lauren Vintage --- much like a regular FBA, done with or without a dart, as opposed to the vertical-only T-shirt FBAs that I usually see - wonder how the results would differ

Most commercial patterns are made for a B cup (2" difference between underbust/bust).  If you're larger than that, here's how to alter your pattern to fit.

Full Bust Alterations (or Adjustments) ~ FBA

Sincerely Yours, Kate: My first Full Bust Adjustment. With pages from Fit for Real People

My first FBA,with a touch of wide waist adjustment thrown in for good measure. There are many important firsts in a lady's life, her first.

Sincerely Yours, Kate: My first Full Bust Adjustment.

My first FBA,with a touch of wide waist adjustment thrown in for good measure. There are many important firsts in a lady's life, her first.

Adding A Full Bust Adjustment To A Bodice Pattern:  Instructions

Full-Bust Adjustment Instructions: Learn how to adjust a bodice pattern for a full bust.

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