Online Sewing Class: Fit the Tee to a T
SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
PatternReview Blog > Tip 618: It Helps to Know the Size Standards
Tip 618: It Helps to Know the Size StandardsBy DianeSev on 11/18/11 3:59 PM


I discovered that the "Big Four" U.S. pattern companies have collaborated to produce a brochure, Do You Really Know Your Pattern Size; it's designed to help home sewers achieve a better fit using Simplicity, Vogue, Butterick and McCall's patterns. You can view it online at their individual Web sites and may find it also at a local fabric store. It includes a lot of detailed information and I was pleased to see it tells you about "full bust vs. high bust."

Submitted by chick3y.

This tip is from 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips. We post a tip every week.

Download a full chapter..



Order 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips now! Signed by Deepika!

1 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
Gail in Western WA said... (11/21/11 12:04 PM) Reply
http://www.simplicity.com/images/downloadablePDF/0159_FIT_GUIDE_English.pdf I've used this with sewing students who can't understand why a size 18 in the store isn't a size 18 pattern... It is also a handy record, as there are places to write down your actual measurements, plus the pattern size you should select for various types of garments.

Search Blog

        
Subscribe to RSS Feed
  

Previous Posts


   Stitch Wear Play Book Review & Giveaway
          7/31/15
   Sewing Spaces - Sew Nanny Tours
          7/29/15
   New Feature - Add Projects
          7/28/15
   New Vogue Collection Autumn 2015
          7/27/15
   Buttons and Buttonholes - An A-La-Carte Class by Sarah Veblen
          7/24/15
   Member in Focus: Alpine Queen
          7/21/15
   Linda Top - Hacks and more...
          7/20/15
   New Sewaholic Collection Autumn 2015
          7/15/15
   Curvy Sketchbooks by Cashmerette - Review and Giveaway
          7/13/15
   Exclusive Interview with Ichigo Black of Kyoko's Closet and Till Death Bridal
          7/10/15
  

Recent Comments


   Lirianna commented on Stitch Wear Play Book Review & Giveaway
          Today at 3:59 PM
   janedoe0a commented on Stitch Wear Play Book Review & Giveaway
          Today at 11:30 AM
   dianelwilson commented on Stitch Wear Play Book Review & Giveaway
          Today at 10:53 AM
   teddysclj commented on Stitch Wear Play Book Review & Giveaway
          Today at 9:49 AM
   ehashley commented on Stitch Wear Play Book Review & Giveaway
          Today at 7:29 AM

Archives


  July,2015 (13)
  June,2015 (14)
  May,2015 (12)
  April,2015 (11)
  March,2015 (17)
  February,2015 (15)
  January,2015 (16)
  December,2014 (16)
  November,2014 (17)
  October,2014 (19)
  September,2014 (20)
  August,2014 (19)
  July,2014 (15)
  June,2014 (17)
  May,2014 (20)
  April,2014 (21)
  March,2014 (23)
  February,2014 (20)
  January,2014 (15)