Plus Size Sewing Patterns - Make Your Own Curvy
Struggling to find anything you like in the right sizes
Why not either make your own or hire a dressmaker to copy
your favorite styles and make them up in your choice of fabrics
You'll probably find that you're drawn to one type of fabric
and that there are certain styles that you buy over and over
again for your wardrobe.
A professional dressmaker can take your favorite dress or
pants and use it to form a pattern for creating others in
fabrics of your choice.
Ensuring the Right Fit
If you use a dressmakers dummy or dress form, you can ensure
a good fit without regularly trying on and getting needled by
Forms which comes highly recommended are the
Uniquely You or Fabulous Fit dress form, which allows
you to create a form identical to your own body shape.
Or use a template from an existing dress from your wardrobe,
to ensure that the style and fit are perfect.
Supplier of Plus Size Sewing Patterns
However, there are plenty of stores with dress patterns that
are available to buy for larger size women.
Suppliers who offer exclusively patterns for larger women,
- Fashion patterns by Coni Crawford - fashions
patterns for full figure women. This is a
professional company offering some exquisite patterns that
are ideal for every day and more formal occasions. Find
Conis designs at FashionPatterns.com
- My Sisters Patterns offers elegant, figure flattering
styles, projects that you can complete in a day and
a photo gallery of styles
- Sew Grand which offer patterns to
fit sizes 12 and up to size 32
- Simplicity also offer a range of patterns for
jackets and dresses in larger sizes
- Vogue offer options for creating a wardrobe
full of style and elegance
You can also pick up cheap, used patterns and fabric
for sewing your own clothing on eBay - though don't forget to
factor in postage and packing when comparing prices.
If you're on a really tight budget, browse at rummage and
garage sales for near-free clothing patterns and fabrics, that
you can buy for just a few cents.
Denver Fabrics - bridal fabrics and a wide
range of vinyl and leather to make your choice of
Sew Grand - designer and manufacturer of
wearable clothes in specialty sizes