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« on: April 18, 2013 09:49:57 PM »

I made a halter top with my own pattern and it came out a little too revealing for my taste, hence the t-shirt underneath. I have since tweaked the pattern and will be making another, less revealing top with it later. I also need to widen and lengthen the straps a bit.
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2013 12:28:13 AM »

Oy that is quite revealing :-) but not bad for a first try. May I suggest bust darts too, to nip in the fabric near the armpits? (Where the white sleeves end now) Otherwise it will be revealing from a side-view.
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2013 12:40:19 AM »

I was thinking of darts but didn't put them. But I will when I make another.
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2013 03:38:16 AM »

I think if you add more to the bust panels in the center so there isn't quite such a large gap, you'll be more comfortable. Looking good so far!  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2013 04:03:08 AM »

I bought a dress that had this issue, and took a piece of contrasting fabric to make a modesty panel across the middle.  It looks very much like a camisole underneath.  You could probably save this with some similar addition, maybe lace or  something like it.
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« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2013 09:10:04 PM »

Thanks for the tips, ladies. I like to say I didn't fail but learned how NOT to do it.
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