Let's talk small bust adjustment. I thought my own picture on this tutorial was a little appropriate for my situation. eh hem.
Similar to a FBA, the SBA is equally not as difficult nor should it be scary.
You'll want to consider a small bust adjustment if you are smaller than a B cup, if your waist and hip measurement put you at one size but your bust measurement puts you at a different size, or if you've completed a muslin draft of the original pattern and find that the bust dart is giving your body a shape it's didn't acquire on its on!
Let's get started. The first steps of this process are similar to the FBA. Later you'll see where we break away into unique only to SBA territory!
Get your measuring tape out, some marking utensils, scissors, tape, a ruler and let's get started!
FIND YOUR ADJUSTMENT
Figure out what size you would work if you used your bust measurement. Compare that to what size you would use for your other measurements. On the pattern print out, measure the distance between the sizes and that will be your small bust adjustment.
3. Draw a line parallel to the grain line marking on the bodice from the bust point to the hem.
Now, we'll take our bust adjustment measurement and make a few indications on the bodice from the vertical cut line and in towards the centerline.
<Notice how the picture tone changed? This is where we break away from the same steps as the FBA and go on into new SBA territory>