SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Plus Size Sewing > Patterns that flatter plus sized women ( Moderated by JEF)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Patterns that flatter plus sized women
spin off from fashion and plus sized women
Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Send Message

      



Date: 8/6/12 8:18 PM

I decided to start this thread as marymary86 suggested. My suggestion is Jalie's Cardigan 2919.
-- Edited on 8/6/12 8:18 PM --

Andi
star
Andi
Advanced
NY USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 1108
Send Message

      



In reply to Elcue <<


Date: 8/6/12 8:47 PM

I would like to see your suggestions of what you make to wear with that cute Jalie cardi! Slim pants/skirt, or what?

Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Send Message

      



In reply to Andi <<
thumbsup 2 members like this.


Date: 8/6/12 9:21 PM

Pants or skirts would be the options. Slim pants are just pants in my size. I suppose it could be a dress as well.








AdaH
star
AdaH  Friend of PR
Intermediate
IA USA
Member since 11/21/09
Posts: 2483
Send Message

      



Date: 8/7/12 11:44 AM

My suggestion is the shapely shirt from Petite Plus. I love this blouse and have made it with and without sleeves.
My go to pattern for pants is Silhouette #3200. I have used it to fit a number of plus size women and it has not failed me yet.

------
Ada

marymary86
marymary86
Intermediate
GA USA
Member since 7/20/08
Posts: 3066
Send Message

      



In reply to Elcue <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/7/12 5:09 PM

The Hot Patterns Weekender Sunshine Top seems to flatter plus sizes - heck it flatters just about everyone!

I'm dying to make it!

------
Mary


Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Send Message

      



In reply to AdaH <<


Date: 8/7/12 5:15 PM

Those are very nice patterns. Simple lines with gentle shaping. I haven't tried silhouette yet but am very tempted. Petite Plus is designed for full bust, D cup, rounded belly, narrow shoulders.

I'm not petite or narrow shouldered but I think it would be easier to alter those patterns to fit me than most.

Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Send Message

      



In reply to marymary86 <<


Date: 8/7/12 5:20 PM

I've heard many good things about hot patterns and I've watched all of her videos. I've got my eye on a few of her designs. The sunshine top is one of them. Fabric.com sometimes has 50% off sales on hot patterns. One day I will try them.



marymary86
marymary86
Intermediate
GA USA
Member since 7/20/08
Posts: 3066
Send Message

      



In reply to Elcue <<


Date: 8/7/12 5:21 PM

Do you know of other styles she has that flatter plus size figures?

------
Mary


Elcue
Elcue  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 6/13/12
Posts: 193
Send Message

      



In reply to marymary86 <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/7/12 7:28 PM

HP 1029, super fantastic shirt is first on my list.

I also want to make some of her free patterns:

Peachy Beachy Coverup

Sporty Sarong Shorts

Slinky, Slouchy Drawstring Vest

Easy Breezy Vest









-- Edited on 8/7/12 7:29 PM --
-- Edited on 8/7/12 7:29 PM --

crazygrad
star
crazygrad  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Member since 11/11/07
Posts: 1433
Send Message

      



In reply to marymary86 <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/8/12 9:23 AM

You can look up reviews from Marie-Claude, Debbie Cook and michellep74. They've sewn a number of HPs with great results. Basically, everyone who has made the Tie Me Down top has had an awesome result. Also, the Cote d'Azur top/dress has been very popular, and the Uptown/Downtown dress. The U/D dress has also been successful with basically everyone who has made it. Gemaki, Michelle L, and Reesie (among others) are 3 who've made some really lovely versions.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Plus Size Sewing >> Patterns that flatter plus sized women

Merchants on PR

Budo Bear Designs


Asian Designs
Web site

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Reconstructing History


Reconstructing History
Web site

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

Gwyn Hug


Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Register

Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics

Register

Kwik Sew 2919

photo
by: PatCSM

Review
Islander Sewing Systems Women's City Western Blouse Pattern

Islander Sewing Systems Women's City Western Blouse Pattern

Buy Now
SewBaby Comfy-Alls and Knit Shirt Pattern

SewBaby Comfy-Alls and Knit Shirt Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.