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Bonfit Plastic Patterns

Niya45 | Posted in Fitting on

Has anyone tried these new adjustable plastic patterns or used any of the special software created to “personalize” fit? Please let me know your review of these products?


  1. Dot | | #1

    Someone was at the local Pfaff dealer's recently demonstrating two different types of pattern drafting plans. My sewing buddy and I went and were not impressed with either one. Looks like too much trouble and time-consuming, plus expensive. Also, I've read quite a few responses on Sewing World about people who bought them and then didn't use them.

    Personally, I think a good book and/or a basic Burda pattern would be better and much cheaper.

    1. Darcy | | #2

      *I just took a class from Peggy Sager at Vogue Fabrics in Chicago. It was great. I would recommend this over the bonfit any day. She has a videos you can buy that explain everything. If there is something you don't get, she has an 800 number and she will help you. She has a web page. I never accessed it. I think its peggysager.com. Good luck.

      1. Terry_L_Hazelton | | #3

        *I think there is an old article in Threads about quite a few of these type of prepackaged patterns, and if I'm not mistaken this pattern comes out very large. Long arms and crotch lines. Measure it against a pattern that you know fits and check it out.Terry H

        1. Kay_Bee | | #4

          *I bought all three (pants, blouse, skirt) of the Bonfit plastic patterns and I love them. I have a very hard time getting ready to wear to fit me right. Pants are too big in the waist and too bulky in the tummy, yet too tight in the thigh. I've been able to make some great jeans and a beautiful dress w/ jacket that I designed. My first project was a little hard, only because I was nervous, having never done anything like this before. But now I feel very confident that the time and money I now spend on my sewing projects is well spent. I also have clothes that fit ME. I rarely buy my clothes any more. Good Luck.

          1. Paula_White | | #5

            *I am just wondering if you would recommend the Bonifit pattern use to me? I make custom chaps and pants for many different women, all of different sizes and shapes. Most of these women I never see and I cannot measure them myself, yet these pants and chaps need to fit. These pants and chaps are sold over the Interned.

          2. Jennifer_Murphy | | #6

            *I bought a Bonfit skirt patterner at a garage sale (grand total of $2) and while I haven't used it alot, I do like the fit and the flexibility that it gives me. It's like an advanced/easy to use sloper. I'd like to get the trousers next, but I'll have to do some more scouting around!Jennifer

          3. Lukeria_ | | #7

            *Where can you get the Bonfit pattern maker? carol

          4. Jean_ | | #8

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