Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests Add a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials

Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
You are not logged in. Login here.



Message Board > Plus Size Sewing > Patterns that flatter plus sized women ( Moderated by JEF)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Patterns that flatter plus sized women
spin off from fashion and plus sized women
Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Login to reply to this post

Date: 8/6/12 8:18 PM

I decided to start this thread as marymary86 suggested. My suggestion is Jalie's Cardigan 2919.
-- Edited on 8/6/12 8:18 PM --

Andi
star
Andi
Advanced
NY USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 1028
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Elcue <<


Date: 8/6/12 8:47 PM

I would like to see your suggestions of what you make to wear with that cute Jalie cardi! Slim pants/skirt, or what?

Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Andi <<
thumbsup 2 members like this.


Date: 8/6/12 9:21 PM

Pants or skirts would be the options. Slim pants are just pants in my size. I suppose it could be a dress as well.








AdaH
star
AdaH  Friend of PR
Intermediate
IA USA
Member since 11/21/09
Posts: 2463
Login to reply to this post

Date: 8/7/12 11:44 AM

My suggestion is the shapely shirt from Petite Plus. I love this blouse and have made it with and without sleeves.
My go to pattern for pants is Silhouette #3200. I have used it to fit a number of plus size women and it has not failed me yet.

------
Ada

marymary86
marymary86
Intermediate
GA USA
Member since 7/20/08
Posts: 2588
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Elcue <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/7/12 5:09 PM

The Hot Patterns Weekender Sunshine Top seems to flatter plus sizes - heck it flatters just about everyone!

I'm dying to make it!

------
Mary


Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Login to reply to this post

In reply to AdaH <<


Date: 8/7/12 5:15 PM

Those are very nice patterns. Simple lines with gentle shaping. I haven't tried silhouette yet but am very tempted. Petite Plus is designed for full bust, D cup, rounded belly, narrow shoulders.

I'm not petite or narrow shouldered but I think it would be easier to alter those patterns to fit me than most.

Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Login to reply to this post

In reply to marymary86 <<


Date: 8/7/12 5:20 PM

I've heard many good things about hot patterns and I've watched all of her videos. I've got my eye on a few of her designs. The sunshine top is one of them. Fabric.com sometimes has 50% off sales on hot patterns. One day I will try them.



marymary86
marymary86
Intermediate
GA USA
Member since 7/20/08
Posts: 2588
Login to reply to this post

In reply to Elcue <<


Date: 8/7/12 5:21 PM

Do you know of other styles she has that flatter plus size figures?

------
Mary


Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Login to reply to this post

In reply to marymary86 <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/7/12 7:28 PM

HP 1029, super fantastic shirt is first on my list.

I also want to make some of her free patterns:

Peachy Beachy Coverup

Sporty Sarong Shorts

Slinky, Slouchy Drawstring Vest

Easy Breezy Vest









-- Edited on 8/7/12 7:29 PM --
-- Edited on 8/7/12 7:29 PM --

crazygrad
star
crazygrad  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
USA
Member since 11/11/07
Posts: 1307
Login to reply to this post

In reply to marymary86 <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/8/12 9:23 AM

You can look up reviews from Marie-Claude, Debbie Cook and michellep74. They've sewn a number of HPs with great results. Basically, everyone who has made the Tie Me Down top has had an awesome result. Also, the Cote d'Azur top/dress has been very popular, and the Uptown/Downtown dress. The U/D dress has also been successful with basically everyone who has made it. Gemaki, Michelle L, and Reesie (among others) are 3 who've made some really lovely versions.

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. Plus Size Sewing >> Patterns that flatter plus sized women

Merchants on PR
So Vintage Patterns
Thank You for Joining!
Deals!
Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover
Made In Australia
Deals!
SewBaby
Unique Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Budo Bear Designs
Asian Designs
Web site
Patterns from the Past
vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Online Sewing Classes
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket

Online Sewing Classes
Blueprints to Blue Jeans
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Blueprints to Blue Jeans

Self Drafted Pattern 33015-1000
photo
Review by FrenchColl... on 5/1/12
Read Review

Oliver + S Bedtime Story Pajamas Digital Pattern (Size 4-8)
Oliver + S Bedtime Story Pajamas Digital Pattern (Size 4-8)

Details
Price: $15.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Oliver + S Art Museum Vest + Trousers Digital Pattern (5-12)
Oliver + S Art Museum Vest + Trousers Digital Pattern (5-12)

Details
Price: $15.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Simplicity 2460
photo
Review by shannonsew... on 2/5/13
Read Review

Sewing Workshop Sandra Betzina Vest & Skirt Pattern
Sewing Workshop Sandra Betzina Vest & Skirt Pattern

Details
Price: $22.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Take-Along Bags
Take-Along Bags

Details
Price: $7.00
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Kwik Sew 3728 Pattern
Kwik Sew 3728 Pattern

Details
Price: $11.49
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Loes Hinse Paris Jacket Pattern
Loes Hinse Paris Jacket Pattern

Details
Price: $20.00
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Subscribe to PR Message Board Feed Subscribe to the PR Message Board Feed Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe at NewsGator Online Subscribe at Bloglines Add to MyMSN