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Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] women's clothing sizes

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  • Sylvia Rognstad
    I think the pattern sizes listed for children are pretty accurate. Sylrog ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 11 , Apr 3, 2007
      I think the pattern sizes listed for children are pretty accurate.

      Sylrog

      On Apr 3, 2007, at 1:45 PM, Siebel San wrote:

      > On this topic, does anyone know where I could find
      > something similar for children's sizes? I've pretty much
      > got the women's sizes, but I've no standard for children.
      > All the best,
      > Jess
      >
      > --- Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@...> wrote:
      >
      > > The pattern companies use the standards from the 1940s
      > > that are listed
      > > on this site. I take a size 14 in patterns, but usually
      > > wear a 6-8 in
      > > ready to wear.
      > >
      > > On Mar 31, 2007, at 9:14 AM, Loretta Armstrong wrote:
      > >
      > > > I always find the back of a pattern envelope works
      > > really well. 8-) I
      > > > don't know if the pattern companies have that info on
      > > line, but I
      > > > think they do.
      > > > When I was costuming in college, I had a couple of
      > > those sizes
      > > > memorized (just the bust, waist and hip meansurements)
      > > so I could
      > > > categorize the actresses in my head. But that was a
      > > while ago. 8-P
      > > > Loretta
      > > >
      > > > Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@...> wrote: Does anyone
      > > know of a website
      > > > that lists measurements for women's
      > > > clothing sizes? I know there is a lot of variation in
      > > the market, but
      > > > if I at least had a ballpark idea of what for
      > > instance, a size 18
      > > > means
      > > > in terms of measurements, it would help me in my
      > > business.
      > > >
      > > >
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      > > > laminathegreat.livejournal.com
      > > > and maybe sometime again...soon.
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      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > >
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