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Fit Model Call–help with the 1949 Jacket pattern (Plus range)!

PlusSize_ModelCall_WMSAre you the next Pendleton Plus Size Fit Model? We need to fit the extended size range of our 1949 Jacket pattern.

The pattern has been graded and the sample has been sewn. It’s time for a fit model! We are looking for a size 2X model with these measurements:

  • Height 5’4”-5’10”
  • Bust: 45”
  • Waist: 39”
  • Hip: 47”

Bust is measured around the fullest part of bust, generally does not correspond to bra-measurements. Waist is measured around the smallest point of waist. Hip is measured around widest part of hip, below where pants generally sit.

Please be Portland Local, and available to meet at the Woolen Mill Store, 8500 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Portland, OR 97223 for a 1 hour fitting. Must be available to meet mornings between 9:00 am-10:00 am, Monday thru Friday. All ethnicities are welcomed and encouraged.

Required Media: We are asking for a full front and side body photo in leggings and top. This photo is for reference and will not be shared or posted. Photos will also be taken during the fittings, but these photos will not be shared or posted. Model also needs to be comfortable with fit adjustment process, which is up-close and hands-on.

Are you our model? We hope so! Please send your size measurements, photo and available meeting times to:  Mary.Collins@penwool.com  Please submit before Sunday, Midnight October 6th 2019.

As compensation, we are offering our Fit Model’s choice of 5 yards of Pendleton Heavyweight Jacquard fabric from Woolen Mill Store.

7 thoughts on “Fit Model Call–help with the 1949 Jacket pattern (Plus range)!”

      1. Yes I would agree. Those measurements sound close to an 18w. Not even a 20 w. In most stores the 18w or 20 w would be a 1x. Never a 2x.

        Also while Pendleton wool is absolutely beautiful. Shouldn’t a fit model be paid as any other freelance employee. Not many women sew any more.

  1. If you are going to the effort of extending the size, don’t stop at 3X. The 2X fit model is more of an XL in RTW. I would love to make that jacket someday.

  2. I also agree that the sizes you list are not a 2X. I am a 2x in most retail and my waist is a few inches larger and so is my bust.

  3. I agree with the previous comments about the sizing. Those are pretty much my measurements, except I’m 6’2″. I am wearing straight size (not plus) or tall sizes xl, 16, or 18. I’m a large in Ann Taylor, which is notoriously vanity sized. Off the rack sizing has changed a lot in the past 20 years. I think if you use these measurements for a 2x plus size, you’re going to have a lot of frustrated and disappointed customers.

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