While figuring out, I took some measurements to help the process.
Upper chest 33
So basically, I'm a square! (See, I already made you feel better about yourself! ;-) ) Most major pattern companies make their patterns for a B-cup measurement. If you are larger than a B, it helps to use the upper chest measurement, instead of the bust measurement, then do (the sometimes dreaded...) FBA. (full bust adjustment) For a long time I really never thought this applied to me (my chest is honestly not that big!) but it turns out, numbers tell the story, so if there is more than 2" difference between your band and chest measurement you might want to consider it.
I have some knits in the stash, perhaps these will work for pieces? I also have a piece of black knit, which didn't photograph well, I'll try to get a better pic later.
- 1 2/3 yard of the grey/blue/black
- 1 yard of the "shopping juice" fabric (pink print)
- 1 yard of the (darker than the photo) grey
- 1 3/5 yard of the black knit.
MaryKay is slowly trying to dig herself out from under a mountain if fabric, one tutorial at a time.