Category Archives: Free Pattern

How to make Hakama

A Garbing for Dummies How-To by Alona TwoTrees Hakama are a great and easy set of pants to make, and period (the period ones usually have a piece of wood in the back to help support it, but I find
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Measuring and Cutting Tools

The Basics Home decorator sewing requires the same basic equipment as dressmaker sewing, with the addition of tools for measuring windows and furniture. Using the proper equipment makes the work easier and the results more satisfying. 1) Needle threader eases
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How to Draft Men Notch Collar

NOTCH COLLAR SIZE VARIATIONS CHART B2. Same as B1, except stand measurement is higher. Shift also changes 1/8” in all sizes. Collar stand 1-1/4 1-1/4 1-1/4 1-1/4 Collar fall 1-3/4 1-7/8 2 2-1/2 Collar width 3 3-1/8 3-1/4 3-3/4 Shift 1/2 5/8 3/4  7/8C. Use the following chart when break point on single-Breasted jacket changes
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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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