Added Oct 4, 2012
New York, New Yo...
Although we calculate our patterns for several sizes, you may fall in love with a style, only to find
the pattern does not include your size. No problem – follow the examples below to lengthen
a half/petite size pattern to a standard size or a standard size to a tall size.
You can also use this method to shorten a tall pattern to a standard size or a standard size to a half/petite size.
But remember, your bust / hip measurement must correspond to the given size to ensure a perfect fit. Mark the lines
for the alterations
on the pattern pieces
Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
Check out Meg's variation of our Drawstring Gym Shorts, and see how she made them high-fashion!
Meet this seamstress, mom, jeans lover, and the instructor of our digital pattern drafting course!
Pattern of the Week
This timeless style ties at the back and looks stunning at formal events
The results are in! Check out our winning submission.
Daydream about fall sewing with boho layers, oversized jackets, and a leopard pencil skirt.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.