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Adding the Sloper to big 4 patterns and others
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Date: 6/14/12 11:33 AM

As I was cutting out a dress the other day I said to myself - ya know, if the pattern companies would just add the sloper that they use to begin the pattern to the actual pattern you are purchasing - it certainly would HELP with the fitting issues. I plan on emailing the big 4, maybe Threads too, etc., to get this idea out there. Also - while I'm thinking about it - I would think that the pattern companies would see that PR is doing them a service by basically rating their patterns - don't you think the pattern companies would catch on to that?? Of course, that would be up to the management...

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Date: 6/14/12 1:39 PM

Just use the fitting shell patterns. There are several from BMV; not sure if Simplicity offers any.

Threads article: The Merits of a Basic Fitting Pattern


Butterick Misses' fitting shell 5627

Butterick Women's fitting shell 5628

McCall's Misses' fitting shell 2718

Vogue Misses' pants fitting shell 1003

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