step by step pattern making tutorial for our next sewing project (part 2)

Hey ‘all, this is a continuation of our pattern making tutorials. We are going to make the back pattern. I’m going to make it really easy for you to follow. We are going to do more of tracing, after tracing then we draft. click here for the first tutorial.

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First, we are going to mark two inches, 1 inch for the zipper allowance and 1 inch for the slit allowance

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After marking, rule down.

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step by step pattern drafting tutorial for our next sewing project

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Hey guys, it’s been a while! I came up with the idea of drafting a pattern while I take pictures of the process. I think it’s a great idea.  It’s a formal dress and very pretty. The step by step pattern drafting tutorial is just a basic dress pattern with little alterations. We’re going to make the pattern drafting tutorial in three parts. Today we’re going to learn how to draft a basic dress pattern (front), my next tutorial will be on the back and sleeves. In this tutorial, I will be using a size 10 measurement.

For the purpose of drafting the dress pattern, you will need your full body measurement. You need to measure your;

BUST

WAIST

HIP

BACK WIDTH

CHEST

SHOULDER

NECK WIDTH

ARMHOLE DEPTH

NAPE TO WAIST

ARMHOLE

WAIST TO KNEE

WAIST TO HIP

NECK CUTOUT LENGTH

DRESS LENGTH

 

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easy sewing; baggy jumpsuit sewing tutorial

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The first jumpsuit post had no step by step tutorial, just a few pictures I took with my tablet. I was going to make the first jumpsuit a two part tutorial, just to give a more vivid detail. The baggy jumpsuit is nothing similar to the first jumpsuit. The baggy jumpsuit is a straight stitching, it’s just like making a top and skirt separately, and attaching them at the waist.

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easy sewing; sleeveless pleated dress sewing tutorial

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Hello guys! I love the weather today. It’s raining and there is light; I think today will be a good day. I’m excited to  share this sewing tutorial. I love this fabric!  Before going to the fabric store, I have already sketched the design and visualize the fabric that will suit the design. I sketched an abaya gown, but I changed my mind and made this sleeveless dress instead.

I’ve been having a love affair with this pleated dress. I wore it twice last week and I made it last week Saturday. I’m going to try a cotton fabric with this design. I’m thinking of Ankara (we will see.).

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cold shoulder dress with hidden pocket sewing tutorial

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Hello guys! It’s been a long time I posted on my blog. I’m back to Nigeria and I’m busy cleaning and washing. I look chunky in my pictures, I added a tremendous amount of weight, I could not stop eating cheese and McDonald’s ice cream.   I was consuming a lot of fatty food and drinking sodas. I have started watching what I eat and the portion, I will be back to my previous weight in no time.

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