How to select the right size pattern

How to select the right size pattern

It’s time to start demystifying pattern sizing and learn how to select the right size pattern.

In a perfect world, we would all be able to rely on the size measurement chart on the back of a pattern envelope and they would all be standardized. We all know that’s just not the case. It’s so disappointing to rely on those measurements then put your time, effort and money into a garment to find in the end that it just doesn’t fit properly.

The pattern companies use descriptions on their pattern envelopes as being “Loose Fitting” or “Today’s Fit” or “Amazing Fit”. But what does that all mean?

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3 Responses to How to select the right size pattern

  1. Marina says:

    I just found “How to select the right size-Part 3”, where can I find part 1 and 2?

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