Category: MEASUREMENT

shift dress; illustration on how to draft a shift dress pattern


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As promised, I will be starting my sewing tutorials with an illustration before the main sewing. Nothing technical or complex, I will make it easy and straight forward as I can.
The whole shift dress idea was from a beautiful sewing and fabric blog visitor, she knows how to sew, but find it difficult drafting a pattern that will fit her body.

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body measurement

 

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Yay! My first post; I have a few contents to post, but I want to start with this as my first post, Reason…, I didn’t know the proper way to take my measurement when I started making my clothes. So, I did a lot of adjustment on my clothes for them to fit me properly. My diagrams are a little bit unprofessional, but you know what? I’m learning, so learn with me.

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The PDF measurement sheet is just a guide on how to take your measurement. Use the measurement sheet if you want to draft a bodice sewing pattern or if you want to cut out your size directly on your fabric

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD BODY MEASUREMENT SHEET

Download and print out the measurement sheet, fill in your measurement. Follow the picture diagram for directions.