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How To Add Butterfly Sleeves To A Top Or Dress. Today I'll show you the easiest way to add butterfly sleeves to a top or dress.

How To Add Butterfly Sleeves To A Top Or Dress

We all have one top or dress that we always wished had sleeves. In this tutorial I am using the Tina top I shared with you two weeks ago. I have to admit I prefer the top sleeveless but that is just me. If you read the comments below the majority of you wished the top had sleeves. Normally flutter sleeves are seen on a V-neck or wide round necklines since the shape of the sleeves tends to make the upper chest area wider. I am an hourglass (but lately hmmm… the hourglass is becoming rather a peanut in shell kind of shape…) wide shoulders and a bust that is the same width as my hips, the waist was 10″ smaller, now it is 7? Having said all that, who can benefit from a flutter sleeves summer top? Body Shape: Tips to Make Your Style Match Your Figure. Subtleties in Drafting: Sleeves. Hello, everyone!

Subtleties in Drafting: Sleeves

More drafting today, but not garment deconstruction this time. Instead, we're simply going to meander through some of the subtleties in drafting. Drafting is simultaneously an exact science and a nebulous art. On one hand, it is systematic and linear: there are rules, standard sequences, tables, guidelines and even formulae to enable a person to go from body measurements to custom-fit garments. You can read books that teach you all about these. Drafting cotton garments and mackinaws by Micksmom2. Basic Patterns For Female.

Drafting a cuff placket — em makes patterns. Or, in the case of this post, a cuff placket, which helps your hand into the garment.

Drafting a cuff placket — em makes patterns

The process of drafting a cuff placket is quite a straightforward one... Once you know how to do it. But sometimes the 'knowing how to do it' bit can be the problem. Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Pattern Notches. Alexander Wang, RST13, New York.

Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Pattern Notches

When a piece of fabric is first cut out, it has none of the markings that are seen on the pattern. For a machinist to sew these two pieces of fabric together effectively they need to know: How much value has been allowed as seam allowance? How do the two seams match to each other? PatternLab - free sewing patterns and online pattern cutting courses. Digitising - Pathfinder Australia. "Digitizing made easy" Pathfinder's digitizing table is compatible with most CAD systems on the market.

Digitising - Pathfinder Australia

Digitizing is a standard feature within PathWorks®. PhotoDigitizing is an integrated option available within PathWorks®. Digitizing table (Traditional Method) Pathfinder's electronic digitizing table is compatible with most CAD systems on the market. The Logic Group Jumbo Tracer. Description Designed specifically for the CNC, CAD, Cutting and Pattern Making industries, The Jumbo Trace Digitizing System consisting of multiple digitizing tablets and Jumbo Trace digitizing software by The Logic Group can quickly and easily trace any outline, template, object, or part and create a DXF graphics file on your computer ready for use by any CNC or cutting software and machine.

The Logic Group Jumbo Tracer

Tracing objects and creating computer graphics files is fast and easy: 1. Place item on digitizing tablet 2. Choose whether to digitize points, lines, arcs, or circle 3. With digitizer pen trace the object 4. A typical Jumbo Trace Digitizing System comes with the following components: Digitizing Tablets, Pen Stylus or Cursor, Jumbo Trace Software, Connecting hardware, Calibration Sheet Jumbo Trace System works with a variety of CNC machines Plasma Cutters, Laser Cutters, Waterjets Printers, Plotters Fabric and Cloth Cutters. Circle Skirt App. Sugar Tart Crafts: Standard Measurements for Kids Clothes. Ta Da!

Sugar Tart Crafts: Standard Measurements for Kids Clothes

I'm finally ready (maybe) to get things started on a series that I'm really excited about. Drafting bodice and sleeve patterns for kids’ clothes. Circle skirt maths - explained! How many times in Maths class did/do you ever wonder when in the hell you'd actually need to know equations like this in real life?

Circle skirt maths - explained!

Well, to my dismay, it turns out that when you like to make stuff, Maths is kind of fundamental. Especially when it comes to making circle skirts. Measuring Curved Paths in Illustrator. Draft a skirt block — em makes patterns. Tips, Tricks, & Techniques Maintenance. The building block for your own designs In fashion design, the pattern you start with is called a sloper, or block pattern.

Tips, Tricks, & Techniques Maintenance

It is made to fit you without any flare at the hem and it runs the length of your body from your true waist to the top of your knee. You will use your sloper as the starting point for all the designs in this book. Drafting a Tee Pattern from Measurements // Stretch Yourself. This series is sponsored by Baby Lock.

Drafting a Tee Pattern from Measurements // Stretch Yourself

For over 40 years, Babylock has been dedicated to the love of sewing by creating machines for sewing, embroidery, quilting and serging – all with ease-of-use, high quality and a touch of elegance. Drafting - An Epilogue. One thing to remember: there is no single correct way of drafting. Another way of saying it is that everyone drafts differently. There is a lot of personal preference or personal style in it. Some people always like roomier drafts. Some people always make snug slopers.

Some people draft big sleeve caps with a lot of ease. Different books, written by different authors, will show you different templates for blocks and slopers. Leggings Pattern and tutorial. In many parts of the world Autumn or Fall is here and Winter is on the way. It’s time to think about wrapping up warm and adding an extra layer. When I’m not in shorts, I’m in leggings. So enjoy this free tutorial for a custom leggings pattern. (There’s no sensible or glamorous way to model leggings on the internet, so I thought I might as well make a complete fool of myself and have some fun.

I can’t remember the number of times I fell off this log after setting the timer and running ! Surely everyone love leggings. Old school: A shoulder dart for nerds - Iconic Patterns. In one of my previous posts I described a shoulder dart calculation method. Introducing the Pattern Drafting Jeans Sew-Along! - Laura After Midnight. I have been making my own Jeans and Trousers since I was about 16-ish, and I still remember the utter satisfaction- after another failed shopping trip to buy Jeans, any Jeans!

- of rushing to my local Fabric Shop, buying the only Jeans Pattern available and making my first pair that very same day. 20 Tips for Writing Good Quality PDF Patterns - Things for Boys. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my Monthly Newsletter. Thanks for visiting! A Few Threads Loose: How to Draft a Trousers Pattern - A Tutorial. Hello my dear readers, This month I have really had trousers on my mind. Grading. Sugar Tart Crafts: Drafting a Bodice Front. How to Make a Basic Skirt Pattern. Using Adobe Illustrator for flat pattern drafting. I draft my own sewing patterns.

I had been doing this on paper, but got tired of having to copy, cut, tape, and recopy patterns every time I wanted to modify a design. I also wanted to be able to save old versions of designs without drowning in a sea of paper. Circle skirt calculator – for the drafting of full, half and 3/4 skirts. With bonus grading worksheet! Well-suited: Pattern Fundamentals - Stretch Skirt Block. Leena' PatternMaker Tutorial Web Site. The following measurements are needed for PatternMaker women's macros.

Use these instructions also when drafting patterns according to the instructions on the pattern drafting pages. Design and Sew Your Own Leggings. Cal Patch is a renaissance crafter, with know-how spanning the fields of crochet, pattern-making, sewing, embroidery, dyeing, printing, spinning, and beyond. Pattern drafting. You need 1 18″ reversible nylon closed zipper2.5 yds. of shell fabric, 60″ wide1.5 yds. of liner fabric, 60″ wideCoordinating thread1 roll of kraft paper or pattern-making papper1 tracing wheel On a sheet of kraft paper, draw a straight line about 2″ from the edge along the length. In the middle of this line, mark point 1. Constructing the basic sloper pattern. Grosgrain: Free Pattern Drafting Calculator for Your Measurements....and my commentary on drafting patterns for dummies;-)

Introducting the 'Make Your Own Pattern Blocks' Series - SEWLOFT.