Required Measurements

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How do I choose the right size pattern?

Required Measurements

There are only a few basic measurements that are needed to choose the correct pattern size. You will need additional measurements to make alterations, but the only measurements needed to select your pattern size are: bust or high bust if you wear a C-cup or larger bra, waist, and hips.



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