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Vogue designer patterns

eauinaz | Posted in General Discussion on

I’m in the middle of making a Vogue Anne Klein jacket when I became curious whether all the designer patterns use the usual Vogue measurements or whether each are somehow different reflecting the way the designers clothes fit in the store.

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  1. mjorymer | | #1

    I"m sure that others have replied, but to answer your question, each pattern company uses the same blocks (slopers) to draft patterns---all current Vogue patterns (with the exception of Sandra Betzina's Today's Fit) are drafted from the same block.  That doesn't mean that each pattern in a size 12 fits the same---  the amount of ease is determined by the designer.

     

    Marijo

    1. HeartFire | | #2

      on this same line of thought, were the vogue retro patterns re-drafted to todays measurment standards? or are they the same as they were in their heyday?
      Judy

      1. carobanano | | #3

        Vintage Vogue are modern sizes. (Good thing, I could never squash my midsection into a 50's style dress.)

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