Jill Case takes you through the process of making a small bust adjustment. Learn how to measure your bust size properly with two critical measurements. See what tools and/or materials you will need to make a small bust adjustment. Also, find out the importance of marking your bust apex point! Fit more comfortably in your clothes today by using these helpful tips for making a small bust adjustment!
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Very good instructions! It would be nice in written instructions as well, with photos.
You would need to fold the darts on the new paper pattern to make sure the side seam/hemline was straight before cutting off the excess at the seam portion of the dart. If you cut your muslin on Jill’s new guidelines you would be lacking a little fabric at the seam once the darts were sewn.
I have just joined and haven’t asked the question, how do you make this adjustment with only a side dart on the pattern?
Here is a great blog post on how to make a small bust adjustment using the side dart on a pattern:
I’d like to know how to do an extra large full bust adjustment for larger than a D cup. It would be nice to hear from the designers who design for full busted stars like Dolly Parton.
I am a DD-E. It would be great to do a video like this for the large bust adjustments.
could you teach me how to measure and cut that pattern from scratch please
Hi Yvette. For this video, a commercial pattern was used. If you would like to learn how to draft your own pattern pieces, this is a great resource: