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To grade a pattern means to manipulate an existing pattern at various points in order to make it fit a smaller or larger size. This How To shows the technique used for making a sleeve pattern smaller. The technique illustrated here can be used when making any pattern smaller.

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    Apr 19, 2011, 08.34 AMby deeptisharma

    all I would want to know is I suppose the grade allocated is not divided by 4 as it is for the bodice? making the total grade the actual grade allocated. plz plz plz advice..

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    Sep 14, 2008, 10.13 AMby giffengood

    thanks so much. would you do one for pants, please? this is so helpful!

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    Jan 1, 2008, 06.02 PMby zahra

    Thanks Again!!!:)

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