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Pattern Making Tutorial – Balloon skirt with 8 inverted box pleats.

Pattern Making Tutorial – Balloon skirt with 8 inverted box pleats.     That page should be part of the update from the patternmaking class. We use designers clothes to train our patternmaking skills. We started a new project with that picture :     It is challenging for first year’s patternmaking student and Yoshiko […]

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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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Toile for a wrap top with peplum

  Toile for a wrap top with peplum The start for this project was a wrap top with darts/pleats at the shoulder and a peplum below the waist. For that toile, we change the wrap into faux-wrap (no closure below the waist) and added value for the shoulders pleats to add more ease at the […]