6.10.17

Stylearc Evie Top an an unusual SBA

The Stylearc Evie top was a freebie with one of my other pattern purchases.  I thought I would sew it up to compare it with my other tank patterns. 

The last few Stylearc patterns I have sewn have benefited from SBA.  This pattern doesn't have bust darts, and I often have issues with the front neck gaping, so I tried a different approach.  I slashed from the neck down to the waistline and overlapped the pattern pieces. 


It's not a great photo, but here is the finished top.  No gaping at the neck.  This fitting technique seems to have done the trick.


6 comments:

  1. I don't think this is an SBA as much as it is an SSWA, small shoulder width adjustment, I have a very large bust but I have to do the same adjustment.

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  2. Thats a good fit. Nice seam lines too if you wanted. I will try this for my narrow shoulders too. Like Maureen with large bust and narrow shoulders.

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  3. Whatever you call it, it works. The front neck doesn't gape and it fits you really nicely through the bust. It's funny how sometimes you encounter a style and there's no "textbook" way to alter it--you just look for that fullness or tightness and do what the fabric tells you to do.

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  4. Creative solution to the problem that works, so all good. I particularly like the fabric you used and the end result is lovely.

    Helen

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  5. That's a really smart adjustment and great fabric too.

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