Three girls playing with dolls, and woman standing in front of clothes on clothesline, on roof of a skyscraper, New York City.Created / Published[ca. 1919]
Learn how to draft or drape a pattern by starting small. Use a doll for your model. The Fashion Doll Stylist has released a series of youtube videos that make the process understandable. I think using tape to hold the thread lines in place will really help with the measuring. It’s a wonderful low-cost way to learn the basics of patternmaking.
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Image of 1919 photo from Library of Congress.