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Old 02-20-2008, 03:06 PM   #1
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This cardigan is beautiful, and looks very attractive on her.
http://www.angelfire.com/retro2/narnie/fittedlace.html
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Old 02-20-2008, 03:10 PM   #2
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Ya know, now that I read through it, I'm not sure. I don't consider a 38 bust to be plus sized. Sorry for the false hope.
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Old 02-20-2008, 03:15 PM   #3
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Well it's still a beautiful sweater! I noticed that the buttons were straining on the beautiful young woman modeling it.

Well, she's smiling and feels good in her sweater! That's what counts!
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Old 02-20-2008, 04:56 PM   #4
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Yeah she's not plus sized, she's just got boobs. (Which, apparently means "plus sized" to every store I try to buy a shirt at! ) I'm always on the lookout for sweaters for the non rail thin! Thanks for the link.
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Old 02-20-2008, 05:02 PM   #5
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I hate how they catagorize "plus size"...I dont even like the term...

I have a skirt I want to make, and its top size is a 29" waist...so...I with my 39" waist have to expand the pattern 10" and feel like a hippo for having to do so...so I have a big waist...apparently that makes me obese...

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Old 02-20-2008, 05:56 PM   #6
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There is a book from Family Circle called Easy Plus-Size Knits that has about 50 patterns in it - both knit and crochet. Most of them are quite nice and fairly simple. There are even some in there for men.
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Old 02-20-2008, 07:19 PM   #7
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I hate how they catagorize "plus size"...I dont even like the term...

I have a skirt I want to make, and its top size is a 29" waist...so...I with my 39" waist have to expand the pattern 10" and feel like a hippo for having to do so...so I have a big waist...apparently that makes me obese...
I agree with you. And, no, you're not obese. Just an average, normal sized person. I guess I was just so excited that a model, who is not bone thin, was shown wearing pretty cloths with flair. It's so rare, and quite refreshing, to see.
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They also don't design clothes for people with big boobs. I wear a 38 because I'm 34FF (I'm def not skinny either) and I've only found one (on-line) shop that takes chest size into consideration. In most normal shops I have to buy a few sizes too big, so the sleeves are too long, the shoulders are hanging off me, just so it buttons over the chest - that's why I like knitwear it's stretchy! Although I'm not sure really which jumper size I am.
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Most large women don't like stuff fitted so much anyway. I sure wouldn't wear something that hugs the body that much. I guess if you were like a 14 or something it wouldn't be so bad, but at my size, room is important! lol

The designs at Vermont Fiber Designs
http://www.vermontfiberdesigns.com/
have lots of beautiful stuff for larger women. You know, you would think with the majority of the population now being overweight fashion would come to the other side, but it is still dragging it's feet. Of course, with obesity at an all time high, I guess it isn't too good to encourage us to get bigger. In the meantime though, I would like to have clothes that don't look dumpy, frumpy or look like the crap Mama Cass used to wear.
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Ya know, now that I read through it, I'm not sure. I don't consider a 38 bust to be plus sized. Sorry for the false hope.
me either!!!!!!!!!!

As lovely as the sweater is she shoulda made a size bigger.
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