Once Again The Most Popular Plus Size Children’s Patterns Are……

| December 6, 2012

Twice a year we do a special report to see which plus size children’s patterns are the most popular.  We keep totals for the spring season and for the fall season – what do mothers, grandmothers, etc really NEED for those plus size boys and girls? This fall the most popular pattern for plus size [...]

Give Practical Gifts This Holiday Season

| November 9, 2012

At this special time of year  you can make your family and friends VERY happy if you give a practical gift that they can enjoy throughout the year.  Think about each person’s “likes”, hobbies and even things that you know they would really enjoy but wouldn’t buy for themselves. I always try to get my [...]

Know Your Trims

| November 8, 2012

If you are going to make gifts for the Holiday season, or help the kids make Christmas decorations, it is a good idea to become acquainted with the wide selection of trims and laces available at your favorite sewing supply store.  Regardless of what you’d like to make, there are probably several suitable trims for the [...]

The Votes Are In…… And I’m AMAZED!

| September 20, 2012

A few weeks ago we ran a post asking the question,  “Who do you sew more for…… plus size/full figure women or overweight/obese children”?  We have gotten a TON of emails from people answering that question and reasons WHY they do what they do. By far the MAJORITY of people responding say they sew for [...]

Sewing Machine Repair Book Now At Amazon!!

| September 12, 2012

Now that we are all involved with fall sewing projects, this is NOT the time to have problems with your sewing machine! We are THRILLED that our “Sewing Machine Repair for the Home Sewer is now available at Amazon!!   This has been our most popular book of all time, and has helped literally thousands and [...]

Come Celebrate Our 12th Anniversary With HUGE SAVINGS!!

| September 6, 2012

We are sooo happy to let you know that our PatternsThatFitYou.com website is celebrating our 12th Anniversary!   WHOOOHOOOO!  Can you believe we’ve been here, what seems like forever!!  We are giving a whopping 70% discount on ALL downloadable books and patterns!    Simply use the code HAPPY12 in the promo code box and your discount will [...]

Have You Tried Doing Clothing Alterations As A Business?

| September 4, 2012

We have lately sold an unusually large number of our StartAndOperateAProfitableClothingAlterationsBusiness manual, and it just dawned on me why this would be so popular!  A clothing alteration business is probably the easiest business to start, not to mention that anybody that already has a sewing machine, thread, etc are ready to start the business. The [...]

Having Trouble Finding Patterns For Your Overweight Kids?

| August 24, 2012

For those who have plus size / overweight children it sometimes can become a nightmare trying to find nice styles that actually would FIT the child.  Even the “plus” sizes don’t work because a 16 Plus would be for a somewhat overweight 16 year old, but what happens if the size range on that 16 [...]

Do You Sew Mostly For Plus Size Women or Plus Size Children?

| August 20, 2012

There are many articles regarding the statistics concerning overweight/obese children, as well as the numbers of full figure/plus size women (adults actually – not just women). We’re wondering if you who are in a sewing / alteration business actually do MORE sewing for the overweight children category or plus size women. While I would venture [...]

No Plus Size Patterns For Children Under Age 6??? Wait A Minute!!!

| July 12, 2012

While doing some research for a video we’re doing regarding our Plus Size Children patterns and classes, we found some very disturbing information.  First of all, did you know that there are NO, I repeat NO, commercial patterns or clothing for plus size, overweight or obese children under the age of 6?  Are you also [...]