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Pattern making tutorial-how to draw a princess line

Pattern making tutorial-how to draw a princess line   Drawing a princess line is part of our beginners pattern making classes. Here is a summary of ‘how to proceed” with step by instructions and pictures. We choose to show a princess line cut into the armhole but it could be done into the shoulder seam […]

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Tutorial : How to apply neckline facing on a top

How to apply full facing at neckline   Most of the instructions on facings are for separate, small facing. The neckline facing will be following the neckline on a 5 cm thickness. Another facing will be done for each armholes. Giving a pattern similar to that:     There is another way : Drafting a unique […]

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How to draw the pattern for sleeve – Tutorial

Video on how to draw the pattern of the perfect sleeve   Your start there Go through that stage And finish there Some general thoughts on sleeve constructions. there is no block for sleeves : you have to construct a new one from scratch for every garments. You need two measurements : the armhole length […]

Bodice enlargement for a close fitted jacket

Enlargement on basic bodice blocks

Enlargement-How to enlarge a basic block. Tutorial on where to put the new side lines in order to give more ease for a jacket   That animation is to show how to make an enlargement on a bodice block to make a close fitted jacket. Those enlargement values are minimal for jacket. Enlargement come first, […]