I found a pile of patterns I think I purchased because they were highly reviewed and loved on one of my favorite sites, Pattern Review. If you aren't familiar with it, it's where other people who all sew much better than me, tell me great ideas on things they are sewing and include problems with patterns.
So, here's a peek at my pile. Mind you, this isn't really even close to everything... these are just the things that made me say "Hmmmmmm".
- I'm 5'0"
- Between a size 4 and 6 in RTW, but leaning more toward 4 in pants and 6 in tops. I wear a Small in SML but can't always wear a 4 in sized numbers.
- Pattern issues: D cup, short but not short waisted- so petite adjustments often don't work, short legs but regular length torso, short arms.
- Usually "off-the-rack" I buy Misses and shorten arms and legs.
MaryKay is slowly trying to dig herself out from under a mountain if fabric, one tutorial at a time.