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Measure the length of the straight back waist
from centre back to the new side waist mark. Make a note of that measurement and call it
Now take the actual total waist measurement
from your list and divide it by 4. Call it measurement B.
Take measurement B from measurement A.
With the difference you will make one dart or two
If the difference is less than 4cm you will make
1 dart only. If the difference is more than 4cm you will make 2
The first dart or single dart will be 9cm
away from the centre back. Mark the spot 9cm from the
centre back waist on the waistline. From that point drop a spot
or line 15cm long and at right angles from the first mark.
Now divide the dart difference equally on either
side of that line. Make 2 equal marks.
This information is repeated on the next stage page.
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For more information on Skirt Pattern Drafts go to:-
Picture and Text Stages of Skirt Pattern Drafting with Pictures
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