Bust Adjustments Alterations Sewing Class

Private Lessons: Bust Adjustments



Learn to create custom fitted garments with dart manipulation and basic fitting techniques.

To get your lesson on the schedule, please refer to the calendar below and provide the date and instructor your are requesting.

In this class we’ll cover how to expand or extract from the bust area. You will learn to custom fit garment patterns with dart manipulation and basic fitting techniques. This class is perfect if you would like to learn to fit commercial patterns into your own measurements.

Cost: $340, includes 4 hours of instruction and some supplies.

Prerequisite: This class assumes that you’ve completed our Sewing 201 course or have equivalent skills and have some experience sewing with knits.

Prework: Print and assemble any digital sewing patterns, purchase supplies, wash fabric, etc.

Scheduling: Private lessons are booked in 2+ hour increments. Use the calendar below to find a date/time that works for you and Sarah. Enter the selected date/time in the note section at check out so we can secure that spot for you.

Instructor: Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design from Western Michigan University. When she is not teaching at Fabricate Studios, she works full-time in the industry using her skills in professional pattern making, technical pattern drafting, draping, and bringing paper to life at an apparel company in the metro Atlanta area. Sarah has over 6 years of hands-on experience that she willingly shares with the students at Fabricate Studios.

Please email us at [email protected] if you have specific questions about the lesson and we will respond as soon as possible.

  • 2-3 yards of pattern paper from Gail K or Purchase from Amazon 
  • Mechanical pencil
  • eraser
  • clear ruler
  • clear tape
  • two yards of muslin
  • thread
  • sewing machine
  • basic sewing kit (pins, marking tool, scissors)