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Jamie Lau

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11 February, 2011



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2 February, 2011

  • 05:37 PM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Hi! “Square off” means to draw a straight line for X amount of inches so that things don’t come to a point when drafted/sewn up. For instance in Step 6:

    “Drop down 1/2 inch from A along center fro…



11 January, 2011

  • 03:04 PM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Hi Lesley,

    I’m glad that you find this project helpful. After you create your sloper, you can design tons of skirts! Please post your finished projects. We’d love to see!

    Jamie



9 January, 2011

  • 06:39 PM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    I love pockets, too! If I were doing an inseam pocket, I would actually just sketch out where I wanted them placed on the front of the skirt sloper and how wide I wanted the opening to be, then cre…



6 January, 2011

  • 07:23 AM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Hello! See my response above to artsypots. I recommend doing a lowered waistline, but you would still proceed with this tutorial first to get your record of measurements down in a basic skirt sloper.

  • 07:21 AM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Hi! I recommend doing a lowered waistline and you can go anywhere between a depth of 1/2 inch to 4 1/2 inches. You would still start with your basic skirt sloper as a foundation, following the dire…

  • 07:02 AM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    I can totally sympathize with you. Sometimes I get so eager and excited to finish a project that I go for the gusto and try to rush and make it in fashion fabric and bypass muslin. However, what I’…

  • 06:56 AM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Hi! This fabric is pretty sturdy with a fairly tight weave and high thread count. But I highly recommend lining the skirt in silk or rayon and interfacing the waistband.



5 January, 2011

  • 02:26 AM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    I’m glad you find this project helpful. As a fellow petite gal, it’s always a challenge to find things that are the right length and fit.



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3 January, 2011

  • 11:56 PM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Absolutely! Firstly, you would draft at a longer skirt length. The standard that I was taught was 20 inches, but since I am petite, I measure at 18 inches. (The numbers here are for the purposes of…

  • 11:29 PM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Thanks! Think of it as my homage to my favorite librarian across the pond!

  • 11:28 PM

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    Jamie Lau commented on the project How to Make a Basic Skirt

    Thanks, Ruth! When I saw the fabric at B&J, I just had to get it!

  • 09:45 PM

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    Jamie Lau added the project How to Make a Basic Skirt
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    This tutorial walks you through how to draft a basic one-dart skirt sloper. This exercise can lead to other designs and variations including an A-line flare, inverted box pleats, and side drapes. F…

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23 December, 2010

  • 10:06 AM

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    Jamie Lau added the blog entry BurdaStyle Holiday Cooking Party

    This year, our co-founder Nora surprised the BurdaStyle team with a secret holiday outing. Were we going ice skating? Paint balling? Bowling? Let’s just say she had the whole gang in suspense, spec…

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15 December, 2010