Drafting Dress with Midriff


HOW TO DRAFT THE PATTERN

Using the hip-length dress foundation as shown in the supplementary revised edition of the sub-teens and teens, or the junior’s, misses and women’s sizes, draft pattern as follows:

1 and 2) – midriff

A sleeveless dress is usually closer fitting (about 2”) around bust, and the depth of the armhole is raised 3/4" as shown by dotted lines.

Midriff – First draft lower edge of midriff half way between hip and waistline; then . . .