Drafting Empire Sheath


HOW TO DRAFT THE PATTERN

1 and 2) Using the hip-length dress foundation, draft he empire waistline on front and back (from A to I), as described for style 1, paragraph #1 and 2.

For pointed empire waistline, raise line 2” above point B at center front, to nothing at dart as indicated.

For closer fit empire waistline (just below the bust), make the dart 1/2" wider (1/4” on each side of dart); then extend dart up to . . .