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My Favorite Pattern Drafting Software

Posted by admin | Filed under Fitting and Alterations, Sewing Savvy, Shops & Resources, Software | Mar 24, 2009 | Comments Off

Let me state first that I use a Mac. Whoo Hooo! For about 17-years I used Dos/Windows based computers, then in 1998 I switched to Mac’s. Life is good.
Initially creative-artsy software was designed for the Mac and more business-style software for the Windows systems. Over time the two have merged and there is relatively little ...Read more.

What Size Do I Use?

Posted by admin | Filed under Fitting and Alterations, Sewing Savvy | Aug 29, 2008 | Comments Off

“I am trying to figure out what size to use in making a dress from a Vogue pattern. According to my measurements:

I need a size 12 or 14 for my bust
A size 16 for my waist
A size 12 for my hips.

In ready made clothes, I wear an 8 or 10 in quality brands and ...Read more.

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