Category Archives: Dress pattern Drafting

How to Draft Halter back Dress

DRAFT OF HALTER PATTERN (Style 1) Using the hip-length dress foundation as a guide draft pattern as follows: 1) Trace front and back to waistline only; then for the sleeveless bodice, reduce 1/2″ at upper part of each seam, and raise armhole 3/4″
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Drafting Dress Bodices

DRESS BODICES – [Styles 7 ] 1) 1) Using the dress foundation as in style 1, trace front and back to waistline only; then lower the neckline as shown by dotted lines. For sleeveless dress bodice, reduce 1/2″ at top of
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Drafting the Dress Jacket

1) Using the dress foundation, trace front & back to waistline only; then extend the front dart up to the level of the side dart. Make waist dart 1/2″ wider [1/4” on each side of the dart], 4” above waistline Instead of the 1/4″
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Jacket and Dress Bodice- Short Fitted

DRAFT OF JACKET (Style 3) 1) Using the hip-length dress foundation as in style 1, trace front and back to waistline only; then extend the front waist dart up to level of the side dart as indicated. Lower neckline 1” at center front,
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Drafting the Sheath Dress

Using the hip-length dress foundation as shown in the supplementary revised edition of the sub-teens and teens or the junior’s misses and women’s sizes, draft pattern as follows: 1 – Bolero For semi-fitted bolero, trace front & back to waistline
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Drafting the Midriff Dress

HOW TO DRAFT THE PATTERN 1 – Dress Bodice Using the dress bodice foundation as shown in the supplementary revised edition of junior’s misses and women sizes, trace front for left and right side as indicated. 2 and 3 –
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Drafting Empire Sheath

HOW TO DRAFT THE PATTERN 1 and 2) Using the hip-length dress foundation, draft he empire waistline on front and back (from A to I), as described for style 1, paragraph #1 and 2. For pointed empire waistline, raise line
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Drafting Dress with Midriff

HOW TO DRAFT THE PATTERN Using the hip-length dress foundation as shown in the supplementary revised edition of the sub-teens and teens, or the junior’s, misses and women’s sizes, draft pattern as follows: 1 and 2) – midriff A sleeveless
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Drafting Empire Princess Dress

  HOW TO DRAFT THE PATTERN Using the hip-length dress foundation as a guide, draft pattern as follows: 1 and 2) – Empire waistline FRONT A to B – Equals 1/3 of A to C D to E – Equals
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Drafting Chemise Dress

DRAFT OF CHEMISE DRESS PATTERN 1) Using the hip-length foundation, trace front and darts as indicated; then for front closing, add 3/4” to center front as shown. 2) Draft front facing as indicated; then trace facing and front in one.
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