At 5’10” it’s already challenging to properly dress myself. Most places don’t carry tall sizes for ladies in stores, leaving me to order many things online, which is fun at times and a pain in the ass at other times. 497 more words
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I was weighed the other day, and measured. And to my great surprise, I was found wanting.
There I stood, like a lamb for the slaughter—clad in undergarments and socks, a paper gown hanging ignominiously from my slumping shoulders—facing the long arm of the weigh scale, its pendulous weights being moved unrelentingly to the right by an unsympathetic nurse. 884 more words
It never fails: tune into a discussion of garment pattern sizes among newbie sewers and be prepared for the lamenting to begin. Yes, you, the experienced garment producer, think to yourself, a size 8 pattern is most assuredly not going to fit you if you wear a size 8 in ready-to-wear. 790 more words