How do you alter a sewing pattern?

How do you determine a pattern size?

On most commercial patterns, your pattern size is determined by 3 measurements- bust, waist, and hips. If you circle your sizes, and you find that your bust lands in size 12, but your waist lands in size 14, go with size 14.

How do you adjust a skirt pattern?

Common Skirt Alterations

  1. Locate the printed “shorten or lengthen line on the pattern and cut along it.
  2. Tape or glue some paper to one side of the pattern. …
  3. Align the other half of the skirt pattern to the extended grainline and tape it into position.
  4. Straighten out and redraw the pattern edges with a pencil and ruler.

What size is a DD bra?

Bra Sizes

DD Sizes Under Band Cup Size
32DD 27″-28½” 36″
34DD 29″-30½” 38″
36DD 31″-33½” 40″
38DD 34″-36½” 42″
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