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Assymetric faux wrap top – pleat with the bust dart

Assymetric faux wrap top first we have to choose which block we are going to use.the top is not symmetric and we prefer to use a symmetric block. the bust dart on the right is going in the pleat across, we are left with the dart of the left side. Doing that way will give […]

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 […]

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 […]

Toile for a wrap top with peplum

[masterslider alias=”ms-8-1-1″]   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 […]

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