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Patternmaking Tutorial : How to draw a Peplum

Patternmaking Tutorial : How to draw a Peplum Choice of blocks This tutorial shows variations of peplums from hardly flared to full flared. A peplum is a kind of skirt attached to a top. In the pictures I used the same top part and pinned different peplum to show the contrast. We can either start […]

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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 […]

Final : we are not too far from the original

Study on a pencil skirt with pleat accross

Study on a pencil skirt with pleat across That post is another project done in the class. We took the model from my favorite blog and started from that picture. The pattern plot was already drawn and my student Jeannie had to give it shape and developed it to her own measurements. Here is the […]

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How to make the faux-wrap jeans Skirt

How to make the faux-wrap jeans Skirt Here is the detailed instruction of the skirt in the pattern store there. The skirt can be done in two different fabric to enhance the assymetry. Jeans/denim is great. the fabric needs some structure. It doesn’t need to be lined. First cut all the pieces and interface the […]

That skirt now fits.

How to enlarge (semi) circular skirt

How to enlarge (semi) circular skirt   In my alteration studio, I am asked very often to enlarge garments : to make it fit again. Most of the time it is a real challenge, I have to insert pieces on the sides, cut, add….. but for the circular skirts, it is a piece of cake. […]