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Flat Pattern Drafting

Hand Drafting A Skirt Block Page 5

 Make Hipline and Side Seam - Part 2

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Part 2 - Construct the skirt block hipline and the side seams stages 5, and 6.


Part 2 - Make the Hipline and Side Seam
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Stage 5


Stage 5  - From the top waistline edge of the rectangle mark several positions 24 cm down  which are parallel to the waist.  Join up those dots and you now have your hipline position.

Stage 6

Stage 6 - Draw your side seam in by dividing the rectangle at the centre.

 Using a measurement half the width of the rectangle mark points at the waist, hip and hemline.  Join them up.

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