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Full Bust Adjustment for Any Pattern

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Online Class

$19.99

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$24.99

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Embrace your shape! Adjust any pattern to fit and flatter your figure.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, diagrams and worksheets
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jenny Rushmore

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Busts come in all different shapes and sizes, and your pattern should work with your body, not the other way around. Body-positive sewing expert Jenny Rushmore helps you conquer a successful full bust adjustment (FBA) — the most common fitting challenge — and confidently work with any type of pattern. Understand what types of patterns need an FBA and how to approach the FBA for styles with single bust darts, bust and waist darts, no darts, princess seams and more. Learn how to refine post-FBA dart placement and manage extra-large FBAs. With Jenny’s step-by-step guidance, you’ll master the FBA for any style and cup size to perfectly fit your natural curves.

Lesson Breakdown

1. What's an FBA?
18:22
Jenny Rushmore begins with a complete overview of full bust adjustments (FBA), including a discussion of popular pattern lines and how they differ in fit. From there, learn how to take accurate key measurements to help guide your adjustments.
2. Styles With Darts
23:54
3. Refining Darts
14:41
4. Styles Without Darts
14:17
5. Styles With Princess Seams
16:39
6. Troubleshooting & Perfecting
14:33

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Taught by

Jenny Rushmore
Jenny Rushmore
Jenny Rushmore is the founder and designer behind Cashmerette Patterns, the first pattern line specifically designed for curves. She's also co-founder of the Curvy Sewing Collective, a group promoting body positivity in sewing, and is an instructor in sustainable business practices at Harvard University. Sewing has helped her along her own journey to body acceptance, as she loves inspiring others to transform their wardrobes to fit their shapes and reflect their personalities.

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