Pattern grading can seem like a daunting task to learn. Fact is that pattern grading is not only easy to learn, but it will open almost an endless supply of possibilities for sewn garments. Never will you need to turn a pattern away because it was too again! In Pattern Grading For Plus Sizes your instructor will teach you how to grade up or down and make any sewing pattern fit your size. #burdastyle #sewing #class #sew #diy #ondemand
"A Guide to Pattern Grading"—from VPM February/March 2006. A PDF Article from 'Vogue Patterns Magazine' (the same magazine is called 'SEW TODAY' in the UK). (also at link: BEHIND THE SEAMS—SELF-FABRIC TRIMS, ADJUSTING FOR A FULL BUST, and MEASURING UP: WHAT'S YOUR CORRECT PATTERN SIZE?)
Choosing the right pattern, and making it work for your unique proportions is really important, so I’ve listed 6 tips to help you find the right proportions with a sewing pattern and included a free worksheet to help you record your own measurements and how they relate to proportion.