Category Archives: Foundation Slopers

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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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How to Take Measurements

When drafting a foundation pattern for the human figure, it is not only important to take the necessary measurements, but also to take them correctly. For best results, students should first practice taking measurements, of the dress form (for drafting
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Fitted Bodices Styles 1

BODICE FRONT 3 WAIST DARTS 1) Trace the front foundation sloper; then square a line across at top of dart. For the 3 darts, first trace part of the first dart, from A to A-1. 2) Mark position for the
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How to Draft Dress Sleeve

Junior’s Misses and Women’s The illustration show below show how to take the necessary arm measurements for drafting the dress sleeve pattern For sleeve pattern measurements in junior and misses sizes, see chart below. No seams are allowed. The measurements
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How to Draft Dress Foundation Hip Length

Use the fitted waist foundation as a guide to draft the dress foundation, as follows: (1) EASE ALLOWANCE FOR THE DRESS FOUNDATION Trace the outline of the front and back fitted bodice waist foundation; then add the extra ease allowance
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How to Draft Dress Bodice Foundation

(junior petite and teen sizes) The pattern measurements and drafts shown below, are for the dress bodice and sleeve for junior petite – size 7, and for teen size 12. Junior petite pattern are proportionately designed for the fully developed
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Draft of One-Piece Dress Sleeve

illustrations below show how to take the following arm measurements: 1. Underarm length – from armhole to wrist. 2. Arm circumference – a little below armhole. 3. Elbow circumference – with arm bent up. 4. Over arm length – from shoulder
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How to Draft Fitted Bodice

The illustration below indicates where each body measurement is taken on the figure. The measurement 4 and 6 on the back, and 9 and 10 on the front, are taken from side seam. The measurements 2 and 8 are taken
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Half Sizes – Women’s and Misses

HALF SIZES – WOMEN’S AND MISSES The differences between the HALF SIZE and REGULAR SIZE figure is mainly in the height, the HALF SIZE figure measuring 5 feet 4” or less, and the REGULAR SIZE, 5 feet 6” to 8”.
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Draft of Fitted Bodice Back

  HOW TO DRAFT THE FITTED WAIST FOUNDATION IN PATTERN The following diagrams show how to take the necessary measurements on the figure and how to draft the pattern. The dotted lines in the drafting diagrams represent the construction lines;
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