Off-Topic: An analysis of why commercial patterns fall short in fitting standards

Having a hard time fitting patterns? Learn more on how patterns are made, a history of pattern co. and more.



  1. OMG! Jill have you read this yet? I am 50+ pages in and am engrossed. I have learned so much just about the history of pattern making. Thank you for sharing this.


    • I read the whole thing. It is fascinating. Especially how they use data from 70 years ago! And how we all are supposed to have high round butts and wash board abs. It’s crazy! I wish every sewer would read it. Retro glam has some good stuff.


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