Sew Mates, On todays Class we will learn how to drape using a flat pattern making techniques called Slash and Spread, this technique is used to add fullness to a garment.
Note that every drape must have a base. The base of this dress can be a shoulder dart or armhole princess dart.
The base can serve as the lining, it can be padded or ready made bra-cups can be used.
Soft fabric/ light weight fabric can be used to achieve a full effect of the drapes.
This illustration is for Advanced Fashion Designers. You should have an idea of dart manipulation and dart transfer.
- Front length
- Back Length
- Gown length
- Shoulder to under bust
- Bust point
- Bust span
Sewing tips- you can tack the drapes to keep it in place after sewing.
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Picture was gotten from Pinterest
How To Sketch and Cut A Draped Gown Using Slash and Spread Technique by Precious Apparel