SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Forum > Beginner's Forum > cutting the pattern for petite ( Moderated by EleanorSews)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
cutting the pattern for petite
shortening pattern
bluestone
bluestone
Member since 3/20/12
Posts: 1
Send Message

      



Date: 3/30/12 6:28 PM

I am using a simplicity pattern which has petite lines for shortening the pattern. I am not sure if I fold the pattern at the solid lines to the dotted line or fold the pattern at the dotted line and pleat it till I just see the solid line. The first one is defiinitely a smaller fold than the second. Any help would be wonderful. Thanks.

misschris
misschris
AUSTRALIA
Member since 2/3/06
Posts: 1654
Send Message

      



In reply to bluestone <<


Date: 3/30/12 6:41 PM

Fold it as much or as little as you need. The lines are a guide as to the best place to petite or lengthen the pattern. The amount is entirely up to your measurements.

------
chris

Melbourne

marec
starstarstarstar
marec  Friend of PR
Arizona USA
Member since 5/11/08
Posts: 4984
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



In reply to bluestone <<


Date: 3/30/12 7:00 PM

What misschris said. Also, I will divide my shortening above and below a point on the body. For example, I'll shorten the bodice between the bust and shoulder, and between the bust and waist. I am a proportioned petite.

------
my blog: http://kf-biblioblog.blogspot.com/
Stylish 60- http://www.pinterest.com/maresea/style-evolution/

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Beginner's Forum >> cutting the pattern for petite

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Clone Your Favorite Garment
Clone Your Favorite Garment

Class Details

Online Class
Altering Pants
Altering Pants

Class Details

Gracie Handbag Paper Pattern

Gracie Handbag Paper Pattern

Pattern Details
Lazy Girl Designs In a Pinch Pillow Paper Pattern

Lazy Girl Designs In a Pinch Pillow Paper Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.