Pattern Layout on Solid Fabrics - University of Fashion

Pattern Layout on Solid Fabrics

Pattern Layout on Solid Fabrics

This is an introductory lesson and part of our pattern layout series. Here we are using a solid cotton fabric and a straight skirt pattern with a waistband. You will learn how to place and then cut your skirt and learn the importance of fabric grain, which is critical to the fit of a garment.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-3
2 Fabric Grain & Pattern Layout 1-6
3 Measuring the Grain & Pinning the Pattern 1-5
4 Cutting Out the Pattern 1-4
5 Marking the Darts & Final Steps 1-6
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 For this lesson, I’m using a solid fabric that is 60” (152.4cm) wide.
2 The first thing that I do, is identify the right side of my fabric, which I place on the inside.
3 Then, on the wrong side of the fabric, I place an X near the selvage.


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