Category Archives: Skirt Drafting patterns

Peg-Top Skirt Drafting

This is a cowl peg-top design, the skirt having side pockets and 5 pleats on each side of center front. 1) Trace outline of skirt front foundation, and divide bottom line into 3 equal parts. Draw slash lines for the
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How to Draft the Peg-Top Skirt

Style 1 This style features pleats in front, which give the peg-top effect. The pleats are held in position with a pointed yoke. The back of skirt is plain in design and the sweep At lower edge is about 46”
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How to Draft the Straight Skirt

Draft of Front 1 ) A to B – Equals center front length. A to C – 6-1/2” from waist to hip. C to D – Equals 1/4 of hip measure plus 1/2” for ease. B to E – Equals
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How to Draft a Pinafore

Dress consists of bodice with ruffle, waistline and dirndl skirt. Dress has a back closing, and may be worn with or without sleeves. For sleeveless dress, make bodice fit closer around the bust as shown in style 2 below, (diagram
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An Introduction to Dirndl Skirts

The Dirndl skirt (a full skirt with a gathered waistband) has come a long way since its origins in traditional German costume. Lots of prominent designers have included Dirndl skirts in their collections recently. The History of the Dirndl in
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Draft of a Dirndl Skirt with Unpressed Pleats

A dirndl may use soft un-stitched pleats for a smoother look at the waistline. For an attractive pleated skirt the amount of fabric used should be at least double the hip measurement. PROCEDURE EXAMPLE 1. Find the amount of fabric
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