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.
|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|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep
|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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