High-Waisted Skirt

High-Waisted Skirt

High-Waisted Skirt

Once you have drafted your basic straight skirt sloper, you are ready to draft a high-waist skirt. In this lesson, you will learn our easy step method for raising the waistline and how then how to change a skirt from two darts to a single dart. You will also learn how to draft a facing, so that you will have a beautifully clean-finished waistline.

The skirt sloper needed for this lesson can be found and drafted in our Pattern making lesson: Draft Straight Skirt Sloper or draped in our Draping lesson: Straight Skirt Sloper.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-5
2 Drafting the Front & Back Skirt High-Waist 1-3
3 Front and Back Darts 1-4
4 Trueing the High Waistline 1-14C
5 Skirt Facings 1-7
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1A For this lesson, you will need a piece of white unlined pattern paper measuring 22” (55.9cm) wide by 36” (91.4cm) long.
1B And, for your skirt facings, you will need two pieces of white pattern paper measuring 10” (25.4cm) wide by 8” (20.32cm) long.
2 You will also need your oaktag basic skirt sloper.

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