Tag: top pattern correction

Across Shoulder Too Narrow

Top Pattern correction to increase the shoulder width. a) identify the issue – after identifying the shoulder bone in previous steps, does the across shoulder seam lay too high? Often It’s too tight here and the across shoulder is too narrow. b) Cut open the across shoulder area at the Low point shoulder (LPS), until […]

Small Bust Adjustment – Pattern Correction

Top Pattern correction for a Small Bust adjustment (SBA). Follow this correction for styles with Darts or NO darts. a) identify the issue – The bust is loose, there is excess at the bust area. B) Pinning the problem (when you’ve already sewn a muslin/toile): Pin the excess area you have at the front bust […]