Top Full Bust Adjustment FBA


Top Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) Tutorial

Learn how to do a top full bust adjustment (FBA) to add fullness on a twist top or dress sewing pattern with this free FBA sewing tutorial.

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What patterns can I use this Top Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) tutorial with?

This top full bust adjustment (FBA) tutorial is wonderful for learning how to add fullness in the bust on a twist top or dress sewing pattern.

Difficulty Level = Beginner

We originally designed this tutorial to show how to do a top full bust adjustment (FBA) with the Talia Twist Top sewing pattern, however you can use this with nearly any twisted top sewing pattern.

Our womens’ patterns are designed for a sewing C cup bust (B cup in most ready to wear bras). If you don’t fall into this size you may need to adjust your patterns, to get the best fit at the bust, armholes and across the back. This tutorial will walk you through doing this.

Top Full Bust Adjustment FBA


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