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Announcing SBCC Patterns!By DianeSev on 9/19/13 4:00 PM

by AlexisW

We welcome a new pattern company to PatternReview: Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick Patterns (SBCC). 

Motivated by her repeated encounters with ill-fitting clothing for petites, Betsy, the patternmaker of Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick Patterns, has designed a line with this market in mind. 

Betsy explains, “I’ve always been the smallest size on the rack. As I became more aware of my shape and proportions, I have realized the lack of options for petite ladies in both the ready to wear market and home sewing patterns. Sometimes it is just about the right proportions- not just making clothing shorter.”

Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick Patterns feature many patterns that are accessible for beginner sewers:

Mimosa Blouse

Mimosa Blouse

SBCC takes a sporty raglan top and make it into something feminine.

Lemon Drop Dress

Lemon Drop Dress

The pullover Lemon Drop Dress highlights the racer-back style and has the alternative option to be made into a top.

Cosmo Skirt

Cosmo Skirt

You know those yoga pants you wear on the weekends? Why not up the style ante and keep the comfort of a yoga waistband with the sophistication of a long flared maxi skirt?

Wondering if these patterns are for you?

Betsy says, “Skinny bitches are considered anyone under 5 feet 4 inches with a shorter torso and legs, and sometimes shorter arms.  Curvy is the new normal. The average woman is not a size zero. We recognize women have curves and different fitting needs in correlation to their dress size. Our XL-3X patterns are specifically tailored to the larger lady with a shorter stature.”

For all those who are not petites, SBCC patterns can be simply modified to adjust for taller lengths.

Take a peek at Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick Patterns!  Shop SBCC.

Read Reviews for SBCC patterns.


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Quickie said... (10/3/13 4:13 PM) Reply
I used the free tee and the fit was great
stretchy said... (10/2/13 2:07 PM) Reply
Great concept! Extremely offensive and poor choice in name of company! If you want your business to succeed why choose to offend a large part of your potential customer base? I for one will not buy your patterns. I have no desire to spend my hard-earned money to see something bearing such an offensive brand name! I hope you re-consider your name choice...
michellep74 said... (9/24/13 12:40 PM) Reply
Looking forward to trying this pattern line--I've seen so many great reviews of the freebie Tonic t-shirt (available on the SBCC web site). I love the idea of a maxi skirt that's actually proportioned for someone my height!
Barbara Gibbs said... (9/24/13 11:08 AM) Reply
Where, oh where, is a sense of humor among home sewers! The company name is funny, and none of the words will be new to anyone over the age of 10 years.
dresscode said... (9/24/13 10:39 AM) Reply
Thanks for a petite pattern selection...and the name doesn't bother any more than cutesy sewing names bother me. Time for "home sewing" to join the real world....in all it's glory.
junips said... (9/24/13 9:14 AM) Reply
Wow. You've got everything that's right for my teenage daughter (who also sews) except that I would never buy your patterns because of the name. Daughter:" I love this skinny bitch pattern you are making for me, Mom." Nope, i don't think so. sorry.
bluewillow said... (9/24/13 8:01 AM) Reply
Haven't tried the patterns, but the concept is great. However... call me narrow-minded or whatever you want, but the name of your company is a real turn-off. Sewing pattern companies should have happy names in this often cruel and vulgar world!
kv said... (9/23/13 10:36 PM) Reply
What an incredibly vulgar name for any pattern company. What's next, Happy Ho's Handy Helpers????
lamstu said... (9/22/13 11:56 PM) Reply
I will have to try this pattern line. My height is all in my legs, so I have a petite frame from shoulder to hip. The styles look really cute.
lakaribane said... (9/21/13 5:40 PM) Reply
Well, I'm a pretty vocal fan so we'll just go right to me saying how happy I am and that I hope you eventually carry the full line because I can't use Paypal but I am able to purchase patterns from PR. Love!
Ashford said... (9/21/13 11:11 AM) Reply
Smashing idea and thank you for featuring this company. Are these the only patterns available through the Pattern Review Shop? I want to purchase the SB310-Top.
velosewer said... (9/21/13 0:09 AM) Reply
I like the concept of a pattern line catering to me - under 5'4":)
Nancy Rhodes said... (9/20/13 9:20 PM) Reply
As a barely 5'4 on a good day gal... I am liking this concept! Thanks for thinking of a long neglected demographic!

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