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I'm on the cusp of two different patterns ... HELP!
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Date: 5/8/14 9:10 PM

I need some advice from anyone who has made bras from Pin-Up Girls. I cannot find actual measurement information on these patterns so I am unsure whether I will need a "D" or an "E" (which I'm assuming is a DD) ... and guess what these two sizes are NOT in the same pattern packet. I need to know if these patterns are true to size . I do realize that bra sizing is not very "standard" across different brands but any input would be great! Thanks..
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Date: 5/8/14 10:14 PM

The next size up ie. 36D to 38D cup would do the same. You would trace the 36 band with cup from 38D.

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Date: 5/9/14 8:28 AM

Thank you Julia ... I'm going to get one pattern style (I WANT all of them lol) and see how it goes. Appreciate your input!

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Date: 5/9/14 8:41 AM

Yes dd is e. I'm having the same issue and had thought about e-mailing them. But it sounds right to go with cup size vs band.

I have read it somewhere and i have their book (so maybe in there) and thedirections where to measure for band and high bust method. If you are in between, than you round up for the band. If you are way off, than start with you ready to wear size. So i have ready to wear small 40 dd and their size 38 F, but loosing weight and usually end up in a 36 c/d and don't want to pay for 2 of the same pattern. From what i have read they are true to their measurement.

So nothing else, measure sent them the measurements and have them tell you!




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Date: 5/9/14 11:11 AM

Yes, I would say ask them. They are very, very good. Send them your measurements and ask your questions. They will help you!

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Date: 5/9/14 11:55 AM

I emailed the company for sizing advice and they got back to me within an hour! Because my cup size was on the cusp, but my band size is 34, I was advised to go with the *pink* pattern which goes up to 38D. Since I am on the *fluffier* size of my normal at the moment I think I will stick with this advice. Running season is upon me and I will likely lose a little bit of fullness anyway. This will be my first attempt at bra-making. I'm hoping it goes well!

ETA: my current size is 34D, but in *some* brands I was having to go to a DD which is why I was concerned. When I'm at my most fit I'm in between a C and D. I added this info in case anyone else was having the same questions and wanted a reference on the advice given to me.
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Date: 5/9/14 2:47 PM

Cool! They are a lot of visual help out there, just google. Thanks about the size advise they told you.

My first bra fit like a charm, but i should have taken my time for neater stitching.

You can do it! And you might never buy another RTW again

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