How to Buy the Right Pattern Size
Find out how to pick the best pattern size with this expert advice.
Pattern sizing isn’t the same as ready-to-wear apparel sizing. In fact, in most commercial patterns, you’re likely to need a larger pattern size than what you wear in purchased clothing. Sewing experts Judith Neukam and former Special Projects Editor Stephani L. Miller tell you how to choose the correct size pattern, so your sewn garments fit better. You’ll need to know your bust, high-bust, and hip measurements as a starting point for selecting a pattern.
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