Category Archives: pattern drafting

Drafting Coat with Shawl Collar

2 styles shawl collar with darts in back illustration shows collar with a 3” stand in back. the darts in back cause the collar to stand away from the neck. this is necessary because of the high stand. 1 and
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Drafting Coat with Collar

2 styles coat with deep notch collar        Illustrations show that coat with a wider collar than the regular notch collar. the collar has a 1-1/2” stand at center back; 1” stand at shoulder. 1) back of collar a
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Drafting High Cowl Neck Dress

High Cowl Neck with Single Drape How to draft pattern (style 1) 1) using the dress front and back as a guide, extend top of center front by drawing 1/2″ diagonal line as indicated; then draft new neckline. 2 and
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Drafting Collars

Wide Roll-Fitting Collars 3 styles – (simplified method) How to draft pattern  style 1 1 and 2) for double breasted front, extend width of lower part of front; then lower the neckline (for stand-away collar). mark points a-b-c at shoulders.
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Drafting Raglan

Foundation The following diagrams show how to draft the raglan sleeve Foundation, using the dress foundation pattern as a guide. 1) Trace front and back to waistline dress foundation only, placing pattern pieces shoulder to shoulder being . . .

Drafting Raglan Sleeves

STYLE 1 1) Use the raglan sleeve foundation pattern as a guide. For gathers at shoulder, draw a slash line on front, from shoulder to dart; then mark sections A and B. Slash; then close up front dart and spread for
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Kimono Sleeve Draft

The following diagrams show how to draft the kimono sleeve, using the dress front, back and sleeve foundation pattern as a guide. 1) Chart shows front and back traced with shoulders even at neckline, and 1” apart at armhole. [for
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Drafting Kimono Sleeve

Kimono Sleeve with Gusset Illustrations below show 2-piece kimono sleeve with gusset under the arm. This style sleeve is most suitable in heavier material, such as velveteen, woolen material, etc. A kimono sleeve with a gusset allows the arm to
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Drafting Sleeves

3 STYLES Illustration shows sleeve gathered into a wristband, 1” wide. 1) Trace sleeve draft according to the outline of the draft HERE, diagram 6; then draft sleeve for this style 2 and 3) First trace front part of sleeve
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Drafting Wing Sleeve

Deep Aarmhole Sleeves style 2 STYLES [WING SLEEVE DESIGNS] STYLE 1 This style features a 3-1/2” deeper armhole sleeve. Front has diagonal side dart. 1) Draft deeper armhole and wider shoulder as indicated. Draft side dart line; then mark sections
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