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 1).

1) Using the dress foundation (hip length), divide front and back as shown by dotted lines; then draft waistband, 1-1/2” wide, and mark sections A to K.

2) Separate the bodice, waistband and hip sections, and eliminate . . .