We continue with the easy pattern adjustment series. Shortening the wire curve at the arm area is one of the most asked alterations.
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Before we continue with the Afi Chic pattern adjustments series I want to talk about bra underwires and bra patterns. Add your body to the equation and you’re looking at a more complicated problem. A problem we need to understand and solve.
The easiest alteration I want to address on the Afi Chic is adjusting the strap position. Going hand in hand is the armhole adjustment for the time when the cup cuts into your arm.
Maya cup was designed for full round breast tissue. And this applies to the upper part of the cup too. What this means is for some of the sewing ladies the cup is not filled completely. Today we tackle how to cleanly adjust the upper cup.
Print the pattern. For each pattern you will have a number of pages. Pages must be aligned by a scheme and taped together.
Use a home printer, or a copy shop printer with A4 or Letter print sheet. Not all printers have all the settings I’m going to show you.
I thought I’d put together a list of possible alterations for a bra pattern. This is not a complete list, but it’s just the beginning.
Brand new piece and it’s broken. Well, I’m going to fix this and I’ll show you how. You’ll be needing decoration trims and a piece of fusible interfacing.
Besides elastics, I think the most important part on a bra, is the cup-band seam. Before going any further, let’s check again if cups are aligned right.
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