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Date: 8/6/12 8:18 PM

I decided to start this thread as marymary86 suggested. My suggestion is Jalie's Cardigan 2919.
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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?

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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.








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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.



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Date: 8/7/12 5:21 PM

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

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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









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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.

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