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How to Sketch a Low Waist Gown with Tulip Base (skirt) by Precious Apparel



Hello Dear Sew Mates, Low waist bodice is trending… it is important to know the basics so that you don’t make mistakes.

No 1. Always draft a full scale gown then alter the skirt pattern from it. It saves time and reduce calculations.

No 2. Remember you or your clients should be able to sit comfortably on a structured dress… the side and cf extension or difference should not be more than 2”.

This illustration is strictly for advanced designers
You should know how to alter patterns and read style lines

Required Measurements

  1. Front Length
  2. Back Length
  3. Shoulder
  4. Bust
  5. Waist
  6. Bust span
  7. Shoulder to under bust
  8. Shoulder to bust point
  9. Round under bust

Feel free to Ask Questions
Feel Free To Like And Share So that Other sew mates can learn.

Designer – @Tubo
Muse/ bride inidima

How to Sketch a Low Waist Gown with Tulip Base (skirt) by Precious Apparel

  • Draft a Basic Gown Block as shown with alternation on the hemline.
  • On the cf, measure from shoulder to 22″ on the side, come down by 3″ and connect as shown. Repeat same for the back.

  • Tighten the over bust.

Tighten the under bust and extend the dart leg to the top hem as shown

  • For the back, on the chest line, go in by 3″ and draw a slant line as shown. Open up the darts by 0.25 or p. 5 on both sides.

  • Do the front pattern alterations as preferred
  • Back pattern alterations ready to be cut out.

  • Cut out skirt part, reshape the waist line to avoid smile lines. Extend the dart legs.
  • The center back fullness should be as prepared.

  • Back pattern set
  • Open up the front pattern and come down by 4″ from the waist, connect to the hemline as shown.

  • Cut out the side as shown

  • Close the dart and overlap the front together as one.

  • Cut a strip and gather both edges sew the gathers before installing zipper.
  • For the back, close the dart or sew it before you add the gathered strip.

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