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I'm about to cut out a dress by a Burda pattern. trying to fit my DD. She has narrow shoulders, and Nancy Zieman recommends measuring across the chest from arm crease to arm crease. A 14-inch measurement corresponds to a size 14 pattern. A 13 1/2 inch would use a size 12, and a 13-inch measurement would use a size 10, and so on for every 1/2 inch smaller, smaller sizes going down from size 14. I thought I would try this method, since nothing else has really worked for her or for myself, either, for that matter. But this is my first experience with Burda. Does anyone know if this same pattern-size/chest measurement correspondence applies to Burda patterns? Or should I just go by bust measurement?