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Message Board > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Full Bust Alteration (FBA)

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Debbie Cook
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Date: 9/16/05 9:18 AM

This message will be added to and updated from time to time. Please feel free to suggest additional links.

Please do not ask fitting questions in this thread so that it can remain a general resource and not a specific Q&A for individual fitting issues. Feel free to start a new thread or ask a question in one of the linked threads below. Thanks for your cooperation.

FBA = Full Bust Adjustment
FFRP = Palmer/Pletsch's book "Fit For Real People"
PFRP = their "Pants for Real People" book

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Bust alteration
cup alteration in knits
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Choosing Pattern Size
Difference between high and full bust
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Bust alteration
Increasing for full bust
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Bust alterations
Choosing patterns by high bust measurement
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Bust alterations
Bust/sleeve extensions
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Pattern size
High bust measurement
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Bust
how to keep the armhole in shape
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Bust Adjustment
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Bust Alterations
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Full bust adjustments
Which system works best for you
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Adding a bust dart
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What's my correct pattern size? (full-busted, between sizes)
I can't seem to figure out if I'm a 12 or 14
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Huge darts after FBA in a knit top
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Yet another FBA question...
How to add a bust dart on Raglan Sleeve Top...
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Shoulder tucks/pleats for full bust ease?
Will this work?
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FBA on underbust gathers
How do I do this?
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I think i need a dart in an odd place
Can darts go from front armhole to bust?
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FBA for cut-on or dolman sleeve?
How do I do this?
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Date: 9/16/05 10:06 AM

Excellent! Thanks for doing all that work for us Debbie!

Mary Stiefer
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Date: 9/16/05 10:14 AM

Debbie - you're the greatest. Maybe Deepika could "pin" this since it seems to be a favorite topic of conversation.
-- Edited on 9/16/05 11:15 AM --

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Date: 9/16/05 10:47 AM

Thanks, I am definitely book-marking this. I was just pondering a shirred top pattern I wanted to try; now I have a link to the adjustment. GREAT!

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