Category Archives: Dress pattern Drafting

Cowl neck Front

cowl neck front – 3 styles The diagrams below show how to allow fullness in front for single, double, or triple drape cowl neck, using the dress front [dart less or front dart] foundation as a guide. COWL NECK WITH
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Pattern Making E-book Sales

Basic Guide to Pattern Making  (E-Book) $20.00 $17.50 This pattern making E-book is for all those who love to sew but don’t know where to start. With this e-book youwilllearn how to take measurement correctly, learn how to make the basic foundation
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Décolleté Garments

Brassiéres and Bathing Suits The bodice sloper may be used as the basis for making patterns for sleeveless garments, swim-suits, brassiéres, decollete gowns, et cetera. As such types of garments require extra close fitting around the breast area, a dart
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Drafting the Dress Jacket

How to draft the jacket pattern 1) using the dress foundation to waistline only, trace front and back as indicated, having the shoulder touching at neckline and spreading shoulder edges 1” at armhole. slash waist dart between a and b;
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Drafting Jacket and Coat Foundation

Preliminary steps In order to make patterns for jackets or coats, a foundation must first he made for the front, back and sleeve. this can be accomplished quite simply by using the following steps: 1.draft the Fitted waist foundation 2.after completing the
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Drafting High Cowl Neck Dress

High Cowl Neck with Single Drape How to draft pattern (style 1) 1) using the dress front and back as a guide, extend top of center front by drawing 1/2″ diagonal line as indicated; then draft new neckline. 2 and
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Drafting Raglan Sleeve

Raglan Sleeve with Dress Bodice HOW TO DRAFT PATTERN HOW TO DRAFT PATTERN The drafts on this page were developed by using the Junior Petite [Size 7] or the team’s [Size 12] Dress Bodice Foundation. Dress Bodice 1) Trace Dress
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Raglan Sleeve Drafting

1) Trace front and back dress foundation to waistline only: then adjust armhole side seams and waist darts as shown as dotted lines. Adjust each side of the dress sleeve foundation to correspond with the adjustment of the bodies armhole and side seams. 2)
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Drafting Torso Dress

DRAFT OF DRESS FOUNDATION (Hip length) 1 and 3) Using the fitted bodice front and back, add the extra ease allowance needed around the bust and waistline for the dress or blouse; then broaden the shoulders, and deepen the armhole. Shorten back waist dart
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Drafting the Halter Back dress

DRAFT OF HALTER PATTERN (Style 3) 1) Draft front and back according to direction given in style 2 for off-the shoulder bodice, diagrams 1 and 2. 2) Close up the front waist dart and eliminate section C as indicated; then draw a seam
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