Okay, some of you may have seen a weird version of this post, which I published accidentally. Sorry for the retcon …
Anyway, Kate (who earlier had a question about Hawaiian dresses, which you all answered in record time), writes:
I recently acquired some AWESOME Vogue Special Designs dress patterns, but they are several sizes too small and about 10 inches too tiny for me in the bust/waist.
I am learning to redraft my own patterns, but in the meantime I would be happy to pay somebody for their expertise in resizing my small patterns into my size and tracing them onto pattern paper for use in my sewing room. Do you know of any companies or individuals who offer this type of service?
While I am in the mood to pay others to help with my sewing, are you aware of any companies that offer the service of cutting and marking patterns, then mailing the patters, fabric, and cut pieces back to the owner to complete the sewing?
I am so eager to sew that I am looking for shortcuts to speed up production time. Any advice is appreciated! Thank you.
And this, from the Threads site, too.
And the pattern above? Is just an example of the kind of thing I'd grade if I could …