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Big Four Fit Brochure (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 12/12/05 8:51 PM
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For the first time, Simplicity®, Vogue®/Butterick® andMcCall's® have collaborated to help home sewers achieve a better fit when using our patterns. This brochure, "Do You REALLY Know Your Pattern Size?" can be viewed and printed from our Web site using Adobe® Acrobat Reader, a free application available for downloading directly from Adobe's web site.

The brochure is also available in printed form for FREE in your favorite Fabric and Craft store. Ask for it by name if you don't see it at the check out counter or in the pattern department.

This brochure includes detailed information on:

* How to Measure
* Pattern Industry Standard Body Measurement Chart for Misses Sizes
* A Body Measurement Worksheet
* Information on How to use Measurements to Determine Your Pattern Size
* Instructions on How to Increase The Size of a Dart
* Fitting FAQ's (frequently asked questions)

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Barbara R said...
Well, this has sure been a long time coming! Thanks for bringing this to our attention! P.S. Your review says the link is "below" but it's really "above."
12/12/05 11:27 PM
Patzee said...
Thanks! There's quite a few other features at the site, like scads of tips and tricks. Nice to see PatternReview as one of their links!
12/13/05 0:09 AM
Gramma Rosie said...
Boy, did I need this three days ago when making a camisole for a busty granddaughter, especially info about the dart. Thanks for telling us about this. This PatternReview site proves that you CAN teach an"old dog new tricks." It sure is teaching me a lot. Gramma Rosie
12/13/05 7:40 AM
GorgeousFabrics said...
I knew about this site, but had forgotten all about it. Thanks for pointing it out! -Ann
12/13/05 7:57 AM
Mary Stiefer said...
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I love this idea.
12/13/05 8:09 AM
Everyday Sewist said...
They should include this in every pattern envelope. It's at least as important as the other information they typically include.
12/13/05 5:37 PM
cboots said...
Thanks so much for posting this! Very useful.
12/20/05 5:44 PM
inkyannie said...
Thanks for posting this. I am getting a lot of helpful info from this site.
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