Category Archives: pattern drafting

Definitions of Fashion Terms

Basic Pattern, Sloper, Block Used interchangeably to mean a pattern that serves as a basis for other patterns. It is manipulated and traced, or copied and cut apart, observing specific rules, without changing the original fit of the pattern. Master
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Master Patterns

A Master Pattern is developed from a Basic Pattern for a frequently used style. For example, many skirt designs start with a skirt pattern that has 12 inches of flare pivoted into front as well as back. It would be
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The Learning Process for Pattern Drafting

With Garment Construction Learn pattern drafting by following this step-by-step guide that was student-tested. Most of those students mastered pattern making. They learned how to construct garments made from the patterns they drafted and stayed motivated by having new garments
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The drop shoulder yolk

The drop shoulder yolk is a good design with which to use a trimming material. Eyelet embroidery in combination with plain material makes simple but dressy blouse. Other combination may be worked out to suit the season and the individual
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Full Bodice Pattern with Sleeve

Making a Full Bodice Pattern with Sleeve is a critical task since it involves making too many parts that needs to be done for the entire parts of the bodice. It usually starts in making the sketches based on the
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Bodice Pattern

Bodice pattern is the design that is needed in making and providing average proportion including respectable cleavage for women. There are a few considerations in making a bodice pattern. The most essential part is making a pattern that will not
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Pattern Drafting

Custom pattern drafting is a process of creating design templates, in which craft items and clothing are sewn. The patterns are usually made of pieces of paper that are being trace on the fabric and then cut. Each drafted pattern
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Draft of the Bra Pattern

Bra Pattern Style 1-C-CUP 1 and 2 Using the dress foundation to waist line only, close up the side dart in front; then reduce width of front at side seam by dotted lines in diagram 2. 3) Reduce width of
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Bodice Back Yoke

1. On the cut-out bodice-back sloper with the cut-out darts, draw the style line for the yoke. Make it at right angles to the center back. Notch the style line (Fig. 80a). 2. Extend the shoulder dart to the style
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making your own sewing patterns

Sewing patterns serve to be really useful when talking about sewing as these patterns not just save time and efforts, but are really helpful to prevent one from ruining the fabric. These patterns are available in plenty at the fabric
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