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From: sewwhite
Date: 06-02-2007, 12:17 PM (1 of 4)
I have a lady who wants me to add bust room in some of her clothing.
Any ideas would be welcome on how this can be done.
(Shirts, dresses with various necklines)
Thanks in advance.
User: sewwhite
Member since: 05-26-2007
Total posts: 5
From: MartySews2
Date: 06-02-2007, 06:04 PM (2 of 4)
Sounds as if you need to do a full bust alteration. There is a site by Debbie Cook of Valrico, FL who has a great tutorial on this. Just cannot think of the link right now.
Another senior moment, I guess. :cry: Hope this will help.
User: MartySews2
Member since: 05-03-2007
Total posts: 293
From: paroper
Date: 06-02-2007, 08:40 PM (3 of 4)
EEEEEKkkkk adding to existing clothing? I think you were planning a trip to the bahamas for the entire summer!

Bernina 200e, Artista V5 Designer Plus, Explorations, Magic Box, Bernina 2000DE & 335 Bernette Serger, Bernina 1530 Sewing Machine, Bernina 1300 DC Overlock (with coverstitch)
User: paroper
Member since: 02-03-2004
Total posts: 3775
From: plrlegal
Date: 06-03-2007, 02:41 AM (4 of 4)
I thik I would tell the "lady" she needs to either buy new clothes, pay to have some clothes custom made or seriously consider a "bust reduction".

User: plrlegal
Member since: 05-19-2001
Total posts: 318
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