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corin
« on: October 22, 2004 06:12:03 PM »

i was wondering if any1 at all could help me...
so im trying to figure out my size in the sewing world and im soo frustrated..
would i be a differnt size..example if my bust measurements mean im a 7/8  (juniors) and my waiste says im a 15/16 would i use the 7/8 to make a shirt..and the 15/16 to make pants?

oh man i dono how to xplain this ! i suck at explaing i hope someone can understand me !
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corin
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2004 06:18:03 PM »

since i never seem to come back to my threads, if any1 is willing to help me out, could u plz msg me..thanks
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« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2004 10:37:25 AM »

Hi Corin,

I am going to post this on the board as well as send this privately to you:

When finding a pattern for a shirt or dress - go with the bust size.
When making pants and skirts - go with your waist size (I know most fashions hang from the hip these days - but the waist can be altered).

For some really good advice on this, check out:

http://www.sew-whats-new.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14068
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