Sewing Pattern Sizes

How to Measure Yourself for Sewing Patterns

We do not list sewing pattern sizes on this website for a couple of reasons.  

  • Sewing Pattern sizes have changed over the years.
  • Ready to Wear clothing sizes don't match sewing pattern sizes
  • Sewing Pattern sizes are a higher number then the Ready to Wear sizes

This is an example of a 1944 sewing chart.

 

1950's measurement charts

 

Here is a sewing pattern chart from the 1960's to show you how the sewing pattern sizes changed in 20's years.

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