You may have purchased shirts that fit properly but still gap at the bustline. Even oversized garments can gap if the buttons are in the wrong place. When making a garment, don't make any markings for button or buttonholes until the garment is almost completed. Louise Cutting demonstrates the best method for determining button placement.
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Posted on Nov 22nd, 2010 in sewing, garment construction, All How-To, fundamentals, sewing, measuring, button, bust, button placement