Sunday, May 2, 2010

DRESS MAKING - 37 .DRESSING GOWN





DRESSING GOWN :---






MEASUREMENTS :---

LENGTH OF BACK = 15 "

FULL LENGTH = 45 "

ROUND BUST = 36"

ROUND HIP = 40 "

CONSTRUCTION OF LINES :----

1. Place the back and front of the bodice block side by side with

armholes facing eachother and with 1/2 " between the two .

2.Go down 7 " below the waist .Draw a line .

3 .Draw capital A B line . From capital A B line between the blocks

till the hip line .



4. On the waist line go out on either side 3/4 "

5 .Join the side of the back to capital C and F with a curve to fit in

to the shape of the body ( waist and hip ) and extend it down .

6 . On the hip line go out on either side 1 " or more from capital B .

7 . Join the side of the front from the armhole capital D and E

with a curve and extend it down .

8 .Go out 4 " from the waist line and 4 1/2" from the length line at


the bottom . Go up 2 " from the waist line . Join with straight line


capital I G and F I for the center front .

9 . Join the neck line to capital I since it is deep ' V ' (neck )

10 . Cut out a loose sleeve as with no gathers round the armhole but

with same fullness round the wrist and cuff . Keep 1/2 " extra for

seams at the sides and round the wrist .

11 . Cut out the collar , pockets and belt .

SLEEVES :---

length = 2 2 "

width = 9 " ( 1/4 bust )

A B = CD = 2 2 "

B C = A D = 9 "

E D =3 3/4 " (1/4 length of back )

C F = 1 1/2 "

Joining F E with a slight curve for the seam of the sleeve .

Go in 1 " from ' F ' mark ' G ' Join B and G with an outer curve for

the back and an inner curve for the front as in diagram .

1.Keep 1/2 " extra for stitching at side and round wrist 1/4 " extra at

armhole curve .

2.Attach the cuff round the wrist .

3 .Stitch the side seam .

4 .Attach the sleeve to the house - coat .

This is a simple long loose sleeve with out gathers round the armhole .

SEAMS AND PROCESS :---

1. Keep 1 " extra at the sides keep 2 1/2 " extra for the bottom hem and

1/2 " extra for shoulder of armhole seam .

2 .Extra cloth for front opening .

3 . Attach the sleeves to the dressing gown with a single long loose sleeve

with out gathers round the armhole .

SUITABLE MATERIAL :--

Nylon , printed .

CLOTH ESTIMATION :---

4 1/2 " meters . 36 " width .




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