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Hand Drafting A Skirt Block Page 8

 The Front Waist Curve - Part 5

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Part 5 - The Front Waist Curve

Part 5 - The Front Waist Curve
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Stage 10

At the top of the centre front seam use a set square and measure down 1 cm. Make a right angled mark on the centre front line at the 1cm point. 

Now curve that line across to meet the side waist at the top of the side seam hip curve.   This is shown as a red line in the picture above.  This makes the front waist line.

 The top of the back skirt waist is a straight waist line and needs no curving.

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