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Message Board > Patterns and Notions > What pattern lines are well drafted? ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

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Date: 5/21/13 2:44 PM

The Collette thread makes me want to ask - what pattern lines are well drafted?

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Date: 5/21/13 4:15 PM

Well, I guess that might be a personal opinion thing, but I think Burda leads the pack, and Lutterloh and Ottobre run it a good second.Ottobre is great but hasn't the range of sizes I would like them to have - really do not go up into the plus sizes.

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Date: 5/21/13 4:42 PM

I have a feeling this is a very personal issue, lol.

If you are similar in size/shape to what they are drafting for, you will find them well drafted! (No matter who "they" are.)

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Date: 5/21/13 5:01 PM

I second that: Ottobre patterns fit together exactly how you would expect them to, every single time. Burda I have less experience with but the patterns I have made up were so precisely drafted. It's just unfortunate that neither of them match the quality of the drafting with really great instructions.

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Date: 5/21/13 5:51 PM

Style Arc

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Date: 5/21/13 6:23 PM

Most pattern drafters draft to fit an idealized model of a person. Whether this idealized model corresponds to a real person is another question.

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Date: 5/21/13 6:30 PM

I have to second Style Arc. Absolutely amazing patterns. They are my favorite.

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Date: 5/21/13 6:37 PM

I know I've had great luck with Burda pants. I've made one Style Arc top so far and didn't have to narrow the shoulders or do an FBA.

I haven't tried Octobre.

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Date: 5/21/13 8:32 PM

StyleArc, Jalie, Sewaholic, Cutting Line, Lekala....depends on your style and your body type.
-- Edited on 5/21/13 8:32 PM --

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Date: 5/21/13 8:40 PM

Sandra Betzina Todays Fit (Vogue) they are well designed and have detailed well written instructions. Sandra has decades of experience.

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