How to Blend Pattern Sizes
Learn how to combine separate patterns into one that fits you.
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Do your measurements indicate you are different pattern sizes for different areas of the body? Using a multisized pattern, you can blend sizes. But if your measurements put you in sizes that come in different pattern envelopes, you’ll want to find out how to combine separate patterns into one that’s customized to your fitting needs.
Use this tip from Threads #193 (Oct./Nov. 2017) to adapt the pattern to match your body for better-fitting garments.
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