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Posted on: 12/12/05 8:51 PM
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Featured in the PR book!

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)

To view the brochure you MUST use Adobe Acrobat Reader®.


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inkyannie said... (1/15/06 11:30 PM) Reply
Thanks for posting this. I am getting a lot of helpful info from this site.
cboots said... (12/20/05 5:44 PM) Reply
Thanks so much for posting this! Very useful.
Everyday Sewist said... (12/13/05 5:37 PM) Reply
They should include this in every pattern envelope. It's at least as important as the other information they typically include.
Mary Stiefer said... (12/13/05 8:09 AM) Reply
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I love this idea.
GorgeousFabrics said... (12/13/05 7:57 AM) Reply
I knew about this site, but had forgotten all about it. Thanks for pointing it out! -Ann
Gramma Rosie said... (12/13/05 7:40 AM) Reply
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
Patzee said... (12/13/05 0:09 AM) Reply
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!
Barbara R said... (12/12/05 11:27 PM) Reply
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."
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