Finding Your Size on the Pattern

SandraKimthumbSince most patterns are multisized, Sandra Betzina will show you where to look to find your size as well as what all those other markings mean and why they are important.

Scroll down to get step-by-step instructions. For more information, read Sandra’s article, “Multi-Size Patterns”.



 WSPStep.5 Measure yourself to determine what size pattern you need to buy.
 WSPStep0 Learn where to look to find your size.
 WSPStep1 When working on multi-sized pattenrs, locate  the cutting line for your size at the top and bottom of the pattern piece.
 WSPStep2 Each size has a different cutting line with different spacing on that line.
 WSPStep3 Once you recognize the line or dot markings for your size, it is easy to identify the same line throughout the pattern.
 WSPStep4 Don’t get confused by the size marked on the dots.  These dots indicate seam placement for sewing and are alwyas 5/8 inch inside of the cutting line.