By the 1940s patterns gave bust and hip measurements but often the waist was not given (due to the fact that the sewist could change that element). In 1956 sizing changed and a Size 12 was for a 32 inch bust.
In mid 1967 the standard changed once again and a Size 12 became a 34 inch bust and remains so today.
But The Inner Circle is still significantly smaller than Tinder and some of its other rivals, which boast tens of millions of users.
Overall, there are currently 280,000 people using the app, according to The Inner Circle.
The pattern number is only ONE indicator of the date on vintage sewing patterns.
The company makes money by offering a premium version of its app and a number of events that it puts on throughout the year including a polo event in Richmond, South West London, where tickets were sold for £25 each.
Krayenhoff said the company doesn't need to take any investment at this stage as it's cash flow positive and growing.
In the middle of Mailer’s second year at Harvard, on December 13, 1941, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he began keeping a hand-written, loose-leaf journal and made sporadic entries covering 51 pages, ending the month he graduated, May 1943.
The journal’s purpose is stated on its first page: “Anything that’s important to me at the time is jotted down in here.” He comments, among other things, on his classes, the books he is reading, his literary ambitions, adventures during summer vacation, his roommates, and the women he is dating. Louis Blues.” Titled “Exit Blues” in the journal, in later years it came to be known (by its chorus line) as “The Bodily Function Blues.” Mailer sang variations of it at family gatherings well into his 80s, delivering it with gusto and exaggerated earthiness in his baritone voice.