A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 302,547
Currently Running With Scissors:
712 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Discussion and Questions / Plus Size Help!!! on: December 25, 2011 09:19:26 PM
To start off I am new to sewing. The reason why I wanted to sew was because I am plus sized and I have a pretty hard time shopping for DECENT clothing that IS NOT ugly. The drape of clothing on my chest, which measures at 56'', varies greatly. I am not a fan of showing off bosom and I do not do well with turtlenecks!

Digressing, I wanted to sew so my clothing would fit and be beautiful at the same time but I felt burned by the patterns that I find that STILL DO NOT carry my size Sad. I did check out Connie Crawford. There were some nice selections there but still limited. Any advice or know-how to alter commercial patterns??

(Retail I wear about 20-22)
Measurements are from top, waist, hip: 56", 48", 53"

Thanks so much in advance!

~Desperately Searching, Gleamy.
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Pack for a Weekend Getaway
Best & Worst Dressed Billboard Music Awards 2014
Two Ways to Wear This Season’s Fringe Trend
Lingerie Store La Perla Takes Down Dangerously Thin Mannequin
Abbi Crutchfield at NYFW: Street Style Wisdom
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer
Craft Challenge 101 Announced - Stash Buster

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.