Newsletter-photo-2

NEW BurdaStyle
Best of Blogging List!

Subscribe to our FREE digital newsletter and
receive the new Top 50 Bloggers List for
sewing, fashion and craft enthusiasts!

How to Make a Basic Skirt

Added Dec 31, 2010

by Jamie Lau

Brooklyn, New Yo...

Project_image_1_thumb

Views

38290

Step 10 Determine your back dart distance

Howto-slope10rr_large

To determine your back dart distance from center back to the first dart leg, divide your back waist measurement (6 7/8 inches) in half, resulting in 3 7/16 inches. Starting from center back at E, measure over the amount of your back dart distance and mark K. If this calculation does not divide evenly to the nearest 1/8 inch, distribute the smaller quotient toward the center back and the larger quotient toward the side.

1 Comment on Step 10 Sign in to add a post

  • Missing

    Yesterday, 01.51 PMby JoanMott

    I don’t understand the back waist measurement that is mentioned. Do you get this by subtracting the waist measurement in the front which includes ease from the total waist measurement that includes 1.5 inches ease than dividing this in half?

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Rating

43 votes

Rate this project

Difficulty

Intermediate

Finished Projects

  • Eb1_thumb
  • Img_6013_thumb
  • Ispydiy_burdastylefinal2_thumb