Category: Intro to SKIRTS

Posted on: November 9, 2020 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

Let’s talk about SKIRTS

When I was a student at FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY there was a series of skirts that we had to do in our Patternmaking class. The reason why SKIRTS were so much fun, it is because creating FUN skirts are easier to do with SLOPERS instead of the dressform. You can drape a skirt YET making a JIGSAW PUZZLE on a dressform is much more tedious. With your slopers, on…

Posted on: October 22, 2020 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

Starting with the BASIC SKIRT

Our first project in THIRD YEAR FASHION DESIGN is the Basic Skirt.. Traditionally it is done on the dressform, using style tape, pins, scissor, and muslin but thanks to Rona we are focusing on the other form of patternmaking … FLAT PATTERN Flat pattern requires the use of SLOPERS, pattern paper, pencils, ruler, scissors, pins, french curve, eraser and sharpener.. What do we need? What will it look like? Part…

Posted on: May 23, 2020 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

Four Gore DRAFT

This skirt was done…… remember? We did this in class, only that we executed it on the dress form. This is the same skirt ONLY difference? It’s the flat pattern method. It’s that easy!!!

Posted on: May 23, 2020 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

Sarong Skirt DRAFT

The sarong skirt draft is for the right side of the front ONLY.. This draft is then turned into a pattern. You do not create this slash and spread process on the left side of the front skirt. Can you hypothesize why? If you can come up with the answer, I will award you with extra credit! Here goes…. That’s a Wrap!!!…….. get it?