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J Stern Designs Ribbon Skirt
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Posted on:12/15/01 2:58 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
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said... (5/17/02 11:55 PM) Reply
Mini, what a wonderfully useful review! especially the last paragraph about tracing the pattern in differnt sizes to get the right fit. I love Kwik sew patterns and I have also found their fit to be consistent. I can almost always blindly trace on SMALL and the finished garment is perfect!
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said... (4/15/02 9:49 PM) Reply
Anne, this is a multisize pattern, so I don't really choose one size or the other. Maybe I wasn't clear in my review. I fit the upper part of the pattern - that is everything above the bust point - according to the size which matches my high bust measurement. In my case, this is a Large. Everything from the bottom of the armhole down to the hem is traced according to my full bust/hip measurement, which matches Kwik Sew's XL.
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said... (4/15/02 3:09 PM) Reply
Mini, I have never sewn with Kwik Sew but have heard some wonderful things about them. Could you tell me: Do you choose your pattern size by your high bust measurement or your bust measurement. Thanks for such a wonderful review.
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said... (3/27/02 5:11 PM) Reply
I have made similar adjustments to KwikSew tops, especially for my mother.
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