Category Archives: Dressmaking

Bra Strap Dress

  Pattern Layout Cut four front and four back as pattern is fully lined.   join center front of dress and center front of lining join side sean of dress and side seam of lining   sew dress strap and
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Tailor’s welt pocket

how to sew a welt pocket This instruction will show you a different way to sew a Tailor’s welt pocket. The welt pocket is a standard detail for blazers for both men and women.First you will measure material for pocket
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Dress up your Sunday Hat

Turn your simple church hat into a beauty Items you will need 1 yards’ each ribbon three colors of your choice Two flowers with pin Glue gun (optional) First you will plat the ribbons, next you wrap around the hat,
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Simply Gathered Waist Dress

To put this dress together please follow the step by step instruction And cutting diagram Three links that will help with drafting instruction dress-bodice-foundation slopers/draft-fitted-bodice draft-dress-sleeve-juniors-misses-women 1.    Join front and back shoulder seam together 2.    Join neck and back facing
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Sunday Dress-up

This Sunday dress- up was made from georgette material Foundation pattern instruction for the sleeve is here And instruction for the skirt is here the jacket /blouse foundation hip length for the blouse foundation is here Make your pattern according
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Elizabeth Custom Skirts

Women love adding variety to their wardrobes in terms of styles, shades and colors. These eye catchers do not always come with utility. Thankfully, straight skirts make the exception. Not many clothes carry style and utility in one package, but
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Basic Sleeve

SLEEVE In freehand cutting just about everything is cut on the fold the dressmaker will fold the fabric and mark and cut, that way is easy and faster. The sleeve and other instruction given is for freehand cutting purposes only.
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Basic Straight Skirt

Measurement Needed skirt length Waist Measurement Hip Circumference Instruction A-B skirt length A-C hip line (7” below waist) C-D 1/4 of hip circumference B-F  1/4 of hip circumference A-E 1/4 waist measurement (plus 1” for dart) E-G 1/2” (square into
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Freehand Cutting Back Bodice

MEASUREMENTS 1.Front shoulder height measurements 2.Back shoulder height measurements 3.Center Back 4.Center front 5.Bust 6.Waist 7.Shoulder length 8.Across back 9.Width across chest 10.Width across shoulders 11.Neck -(optional) Back Bodice Instructions The back bodice instructions is similar to the front bodice instructions.
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