Upton Dress & Skirt Plus Mix & Match Expansion Pack
For the first time in my life I can make clothes that fit my 46hh bust. I love the versatility of the pattern. 350 + different dresses. More now because I have added the Gilmore skirt to my Upton. Using your fit calculator, sewalongs and instructions, it is possible to make the perfect dress. I hope you make other patterns with the same versatility (maybe a blouse or some sort of top). I cannot speak highly enough of the Upton pattern. I really does everything is days on the tin and more. Depending on the fabric you use you also get different looks. There is nothing bad I can say about this pattern and with the expansion pack I would recommend it to everyone. From standard size to mixed plus size. Thank you Cashmerette for such an amazing pattern. Once my lates creation is completed I will send a picture.
I’ve made three Upton’s from this pattern now and it’s quickly become my favourite Tried & True. I only had to lower the busy point by 1 inch and take a little dart out of the scoop neckline but no other fit issues, and nothing needed for my narrow shoulders. The cup sizes ran true for me. I’ve made the pleated gored skirt, the sleeved and sleeveless princess seam bodice and the tie and capped sleeves. I lowered the scoop neckline slightly to fit my preference. I’m not sure I’ll make the square neckline again as it gaped slightly but I’m going to try a little elastic along the neck edge. Despite having to buy both the original and expansion pack I still think this pattern is great value for money. The instructions are complicated for choosing pattern pieces and design elements but if you sit down to carefully choose rather than expect to be able to rush it, then you should be fine. Sewing instructions clear and full. See my makes on Instagram @sewsunnytimes I’m delighted with this pattern and will make many more dresses. Thank you Jenny for great drafting.
I have yet to make the UPTON dress pattern. BUT, let me tell you, that I was super-impressed at the Quality of the PRINTED PATTERN! From the packaging to the instruction booklet! Even a "beginner" seamstress would feel confident following these very detailed instructions! I am looking forward to making several versions of the UPTON dress for myself and a few Plus-sized friends, that do not sew! Thank you so much for such an AMAZING QUALITY PRODUCT! I HIGHLY RECCOMEND this company and their products!!!
Never before in my life have I had a pattern fit me perfectly without a single alteration. I always have to make mock-ups and do major adjustments. This pattern fit like it was made for me with zero adjustments. I’m using this as the base for every dress from now on. Cannot say enough good things.
Thanks for giving us this amazing pattern options! Its difficult for me to find great fit in ready to wear and your patterns aloud many of us to build the wardrobe of our dreams without much effort to adapt patterns to fit. Amazing pattern value!