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  1. Distinguishing between different types of leather
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  5. Seams
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  7. How to sew flaps and collars and cuffs
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    • Sewing Darts
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Tips & Techniques > FBA on a jacket front with vertical darts and shawl collar

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Posted by: Silk Challis
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Posted on: 12/5/11 5:34 PM
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Vertical darts can be tricky to alter for an FBA. To help a pattern review member who was asking help for her project I wrote a tutorial on how to perform a full bust adjustment on a jacket front with vertical darts and shawl collar. I thought it would be nice to share it with everyone and it can be found at the following link:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/challis9/sets/72157628208586309/

Instructions are provided in the pictures' comments.

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nothy lane said... (2/7/15 12:23 PM) Reply
I love this - very worthwhile. Thanks
Celticstitcher said... (3/2/12 6:31 PM) Reply
that's fantastic, thank you so much, I'll be using this
 
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