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Date: 10/8/12 10:48 AM

A website called, "Fashion Freaks" has men and women patterns for those who use wheelchairs. The patterns are free. They also have a section on adapting RTW clothes.

This site seems very helpful. I stumbled on the site by accident.

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Date: 10/8/12 11:14 AM

That's brilliant -- thanks. Great find.

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Date: 10/8/12 12:07 PM

I love this! What a great idea, for an often-overlook segment of the population. Thanks so much for sharing this.

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Date: 10/9/12 7:05 AM

I have made the pants pattern for my sister. I used a stretch denim and omitted the front zip to reduce bulk as she needs a low seat belt in her wheelchair. It is a great pattern and the dart in the back side seam is great for people mostly sitting.

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Date: 10/9/12 9:09 AM


We have a pinned topic on sewing for people with disabilities.. maybe someone can link this thread to that pinned topic..

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Date: 10/9/12 1:42 PM

Special Needs sewing

Here you go.

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