SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Forum > Fitting Woes > Diagonal lines from bust ( Moderated by CarolynGM, Deepika)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Diagonal lines from bust
JuneHawk
star
JuneHawk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Florida USA
Member since 3/30/09
Posts: 340
Send Message

      



Date: 1/5/11 3:15 PM

I'm working on BWOF 04-2010-102. It's a boxy style with no shaping. I need to adjust for sway back but my question is about the bust. I've looked online and in my books and I can't find what the problem might be but look at this picture. See the diagonal lines going down from my bust? What could the issue be? FBA needed?

I've looked at the reviews for this pattern and none of them have those lines.

TIA!

(sewing room is a mess, don't judge me! :P )


-- Edited on 1/5/11 3:16 PM --

------
http://www.theserialhobbyistgirl.com/

Elizabeth made this
starstar
Elizabeth made this  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Colorado USA
Member since 8/8/07
Posts: 493
Send Message

      



Date: 1/5/11 5:26 PM

It doesn't look tight across your bust, so I would guess no for the FBA. Maybe you can add a bust dart where the wrinkle is.

------
emadethis.wordpress.com

The best project you could be working on is the one that's on the table right now.

Sew4Fun
starstarstarstar
Sew4Fun
Advanced
AUSTRALIA
Member since 6/23/04
Posts: 4874
Send Message

      



In reply to JuneHawk


Date: 1/5/11 6:52 PM

It's hard to tell from your photos. It could be sloping shoulders or that the whole top is falling off your shoulders towards the back, but the main thing. This is a slouchy, kimono sleeve style so it's always going to have folds and wrinkles purely due to the style. It's a slouchy, boxy, casual style. Don't sweat the small stuff. Once you pull the blouse onto your shoulders properly I think it might solve a lot of your issues. You certainly look to have enough bust room so I don't think an FBA is needed. As I said though, it's hard to tell from one photo.

------
Belinda. Melbourne, Australia
http://sew-4-fun.blogspot.com/

JuneHawk
star
JuneHawk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Florida USA
Member since 3/30/09
Posts: 340
Send Message

      



Date: 1/5/11 8:27 PM

Thanks! I'm going to make the swayback adjustment and go from there.

------
http://www.theserialhobbyistgirl.com/

DolphinDancer30

DolphinDancer30  Friend of PR
Advanced
Member since 9/9/03
Posts: 505
Send Message

      



Date: 1/6/11 12:44 PM

This is such a cute style! The lines from your bust look like a French dart. Adding a dart is personal preference. You might be more inclined to add the dart if you're using a crisp fabric like linen or cotton. If the fabric has a soft drape, maybe leave it out. I'd put it in because I like to have some shaping under the bust.

JuneHawk
star
JuneHawk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Florida USA
Member since 3/30/09
Posts: 340
Send Message

      



Date: 1/7/11 12:17 PM

OK, I've come to terms with the fact that this blouse will not be perfectly fitted. I'm working on the final garment and using some batiste I've had for a while. I wouldn't be terribly upset to lose the fabric if this turns into a wadder.

------
http://www.theserialhobbyistgirl.com/

JTink
star
JTink
Intermediate
Member since 4/20/08
Posts: 6079
Send Message

      



In reply to JuneHawk


Date: 1/7/11 3:12 PM

June, I hope you are not saying the blouse in the picture is a wadder. It's far from it. IMHO, it's a very nice fitting blouse.

JuneHawk
star
JuneHawk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Florida USA
Member since 3/30/09
Posts: 340
Send Message

      



Date: 1/8/11 4:05 PM

That's the fist muslin. I"ve changed it a bit since, we'll see how it ends up. I only changed the back to adjust for swayback. That was interesting LOL.

------
http://www.theserialhobbyistgirl.com/

solosmocker
starstarstar
solosmocker
Advanced
New York USA
Member since 1/23/06
Posts: 1459
Send Message

      



Date: 1/21/11 6:04 PM

You need to take a deeper dart. That wrinkle is telling you just how big it should be.

------
http://lasewist.blogspot.com/

BriarRose
BriarRose
Intermediate
USA
Member since 10/30/10
Posts: 892
Send Message

      



Date: 1/21/11 6:31 PM

Might also try adding a shoulder pad. I get these wrinkles because my shoulders are sloped.

------
I've quit fighting my inner demons. We're on the same side now.

It's just fabric; we can out-think it.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fitting Woes >> Diagonal lines from bust

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Register

Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics

Register

New Look 6107

photo
by: Bootzey

Review
Sewing Workshop Verona Jacket & Coat

Sewing Workshop Verona Jacket & Coat

Buy Now
Sewing Workshop Ann's Cardigan & Tank

Sewing Workshop Ann's Cardigan & Tank

Buy Now
BurdaStyle Magazine 04-2011-107

photo
by: Sewingelle

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.