Skill Level Rating
 Number of pattern piecesFittingSkills Required
Beginner1-50-1 areassew a straight line
Advanced Beginner5-81-2 areassew a curved line
Intermediate8-123 areasadd an inseam pockets, install a zipper or button
Advanced12-144+ areassew a fly or welt pocket
Expert15+4+ areasready to tackle anything
Pattern Rating
1BooSave your money – drafted poorly or poor instructions
2EhhDefinitely make a muslin – if you already own it- try it, but don’t waste good fabric
3MehCan work with modifications – worth trying to fix, but don’t depend on the instructions
4YesNear perfect out the envelope – slight modification needed or just not for my body type
5OohTNT worthy – sewed up great, clear instructions, fit my body type