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Line-by-Line Skirt A

Line-by-Line Skirt

In fashion design, vertical panels are referred to as gores. The straight skirt features gores with godets at the hem. If you would like to add panels to your skirt, but also want the hemline to have more flare than a straight skirt, a few more steps are necessary. The flare needs to be drafted into each panel as shown in the next pages ...

Lone Star Skirt A

Lone Star Skirt

I love layering fabrics over one another. You can soften a bright print with a sheer solid, or add contrast with an unexpected under-layer. You can even use this method to create a lace layer over a lining. Go to the fabric store and play with stacking swatches. You may be surprised at all the fun fabric combinations that are at your disposal. ...

Girlie Show Skirt AA

Girlie Show Skirt

Full Hemline and Gathered Waist The following patternmaking method adds fullness to both the waistline and the hemline. Just as for the basic flared skirt, you slash and spread the bottom of the pattern. However, to create the gathered waistline, you also spread the top edge of the pattern. You will need to tape the pattern to drafting or patternmaking paper as you work. ...