Kimono Sleeve Sloper
There are many types of slopers that you will need for your sloper library and this is definitely one of them. The kimono sleeve sloper will be the foundation for many of your design ideas that involve a deep armhole silhouette, such as a bat-wing, an angel, a dolman or any kimono sleeve variation.
The front and back bodice sloper needed for this lesson can be found and drafted in our lesson: Pivoting a Front Shoulder Dart to One Waist Dart. For how to pivot a back shoulder dart to a neckline view our Pattern making lesson: Pivoting a Back-Shoulder Dart to a Back-Neckline Dart. The sleeve sloper needed for this lesson can be found and drafted in our Pattern making lesson: Straight Sleeve Sloper.
|1||Lesson Prep & Back Kimono Draft||1-11|
|2||Front Kimono Draft||1-9|
|3||Marking the Front & Back Draft||1-6|
|4||Extracting the Front & Back Draft||1-5|
|5||Marking & Trueing the Back Draft||1-11|
|6||Tracing the Front||1-8|
|7||Marking the Front||1-9|
|8||Cutting Out the Front & Back Draft||1-4|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep & Back Kimono Draft
|1A||To begin this lesson, prepare four pieces of unlined white pattern paper measuring 36” (91.4cm) wide by 22” (55.9cm) long.|
|1B||Prepare another piece of white unlined pattern paper measuring 14” (35.6cm) wide by 22” (55.9cm) long.|
|2||You will also need your Front Bodice Sloper with one waist dart and your Back Bodice Sloper with a back neck dart.|
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