Instructions for Drafting This Pattern
The information covering how to draft this sewing pattern is contained on a number of pages - see the menu - these pages these follow on from in each in the menu order. The page you are currently on contains just the description of the garment.
Note on Drafting Patterns
You can follow along and practice patternmaking using free Third Scale Blocks, or you can draft the pattern full size for yourself.
If you would prefer to buy a set of Standard Blocks or Slopers, you can buy them on the Purchasing Blocks pages. Bodice Blocks are $12, Skirt Blocks are $5, Pants Blocks $8 and a Complete Set costs $20.00. These blocks come in sizes 6 - 22, and you can find a comprehensive list of the measurements for each size in the Measurements for Downloadable Blocks page.
- Empire Line dress with square-ish neckline and neckline band.
- Contrasting neckline band and waistband.
- High square waistband.
- Skirt falls from above the waist.
- Front pockets.
- Square skirt with gathers in waist.
- Fully lined.
To see what this dress looked like in real life, see the Outcome & Notes page (final page in the menu).
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Credit for the Stock Photo I used to create the Vector Croquis on this page:
Andersonrise from 123RF Stock Photos
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