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Ruched front blouse FBA?
Gathered on the center front seam?
Tiger B

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Date: 10/1/12 5:08 PM

I'd love to make this Burda pattern:

http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/rouched-top-102012

But unfortunately I would have to do an FBA on it... but, how much? And where?

Some of the ease for a larger bust size would be handled in the gathers all up and down the front of the shirt... some would be in more room around... I am doubting my usual pivot and slide method will work here. Thoughts appreciated!
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Date: 10/1/12 9:20 PM

Make a normal fba, either leaving it as a dart or rotate the dart into the cf ruching. Amount depends on the size you choose and how large your bust is. I choose my Burda size by my upper bust measurement and increase one size at the underarm. I figure my fba by subtracting the bust measurement of the pattern size from my bust measurement and dividing by two.

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Date: 10/2/12 1:20 AM

That will be really cute.
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In reply to Nancy K

Date: 10/5/12 12:22 PM

Ooh. I'd love to try rotating the dart into the ruching. Think I better try this on a "wearable muslin" fabric.

Thanks for the guidance!
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