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carolbee
carolbee
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Date: 4/23/12 6:48 PM

I did my first muslin with FBA today--great! I found the
courage to do it by reading comments on Pattern Review
and looking up sites to explain. Although my measurements
are 40 full bust and 38 high bust, I needed a slight
adjustment and a little reduction in neckline. Works
great. Am so excited to know my silk top will be just
right! Thanks to all who make comments.

KathySews
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Date: 4/23/12 6:57 PM

congrats! it makes a world of difference doesn't it. If you are worried about making fba - trace the pattern piece that must be adjusted, that way if you must start over, you still have the original intact

heathergwo
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Date: 4/23/12 8:16 PM

YEA!! Good for you! I just recently learned how to do an FBA as well... it's a great skill to have!

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Date: 4/23/12 8:19 PM

I smacked myself in the forehead when I read that! I've been buying multiple patterns ON PURPOSE (when they are 99Cents) for this reason. Duh is an understatement. (Thanks for posting!)

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Date: 4/23/12 9:45 PM

Congratulations! I know what an accomplishment that is - and the effort that goes into one!

carolbee
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Date: 4/24/12 10:09 AM

Thanks so much for encouragement!

carolbee
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In reply to KathySews <<


Date: 4/24/12 10:10 AM

Great advice! Thanks!

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