Threads Logo Threads Logo Facebook Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Headphones Icon Favorite Navigation Search Icon Forum Search Icon Main Search Icon Close Icon Video Play Icon Indicator Arrow Icon Close Icon Hamburger/Search Icon Plus Icon Arrow Down Icon Video Guide Icon Article Guide Icon Modal Close Icon Guide Search Icon

Conversational Threads

Bust adjustment for wrap blouse

linele | Posted in Fitting on

I am more than familiar with making a regular bust adjustment for cup size.  Can anyone tell me how to make a bust adjustment for  one of the wrap type blouse patterns? I would really like to make one of these but I haven’t a clue how to make the necessary pattern adjustments for a D Cup.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

Replies

  1. mem1 | | #1

    I have done this but still didnt like a wrap top on me . I did it in the normal way that is presented in the Palmer Pletch book on fit. It fitted very well its just that i didnt like the look of a wrap top on me .

  2. GhillieC | | #2

    I have done this in the same way as for any other blouse, adding a dart. I left the dart in the side, but I guess you could rotate it, perhaps into the waist and converting it to gathers.

    Claire Shaeffer's mock wrap dress for Vogue patterns cuts the dress front on the bias, so that the edge of the wrap is on grain and will not stretch.

    In my opinion wrap fronts look good on the well endowed.

    Cheers,

    Ghillie



    Edited 1/18/2005 6:03 am ET by Ghillie

This post is archived.

Threads Insider

Get instant access to hundreds of videos, tutorials, projects, and more.

Start Your Free Trial

Already an Insider? Log in

Subscribe to Threads today

Save up to 42% and get a free gift

Subscribe

Conversational Threads

Recent Posts and Replies

  • |
  • |
  • |
  • |
  • |
  • |

Threads Insider Exclusives

View All
View All

Highlights

Shop the Store

View All
View More