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Leena's Pattern Drafting Lesson:
1-3 Draw a straight line along the CB line
4-5 Draw a straight, horizontal line along the crotch line; you get point 2 at the intersection of lines 1-3 and 4-5
4-6 Square 5 cm down from point 4. Rotate line 2-4-6 so that line 2-4 will go along line 1-3
2-7 Square 9 cm to the right from point 2
11-8 Measure the desired side seam height from point 11 to point 8. Connect points 7 and 8 with straight line
9 Mark point 9 at the middle of line 7-8
10 Measure 2 cm to get point 10
Draft patterns according to the drawing. Cut away back crotch piece 2-4-6-7.
12-14 Draw a straight line along the CF line
15-16 Draw a straight, horizontal line along the crotch line
15-17 Square 5 cm down from point 15. Rotate line 13-15-17 so that line 15-17 will go along line 12-14
13-18 Measure 5 cm to the right from point 13
20-19 Measure the desired side seam height from point 20 to point 19. Connect points 19 and 18 with straight line.
22 Mark point 22 at the middle of line 18-19
21 Measure 3 cm from point 22 to get point 21
Draft patterns according to the drawing. Cut away front crotch piece 13-15-17-18.
Connect front and back crotch pieces.
If necessary, scale the patterns for elastic fabric. If you have PatternMaker you can scale the patterns easily with it. If not , do it manually. Later I shall write instructions to this website of how to do the manual scaling.
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