Drafting my own dress inspired by simplicity 2444 (Part 3: The skirt)

The skirt was really easy. I just folded three pleats on paper and then added on the folded paper the waist-hip-curve (by just copying the curve from my template) after x centimeters according to the width of my upper back and front part. This is how the front skirt part looks like (has to be elongated to the desired length):

Then I added the muslin skirt to my muslin top and it looks really good. I just have to take care when sewing the pleats. I want the ones in the middle to match with the darts of the upper part. I also tried the upper front part with two darts but this didn’t look as good as with one dart. So I’ll stick to my first version.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s