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How to Make an A-Line Skirt

Added Feb 4, 2011

by Jamie Lau

Brooklyn, New Yo...




Step 1 Trace off your front skirt sloper


Trace off your front skirt sloper onto a new piece of pattern paper. Draw a straight line from the dart vanishing point down to the hem of the skirt, parallel to center front (CF).

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    Jun 13, 2012, 04.43 PMby auriel

    it’s not explicitly in the instructions because it’s pretty obvious, but in case there’s any confusion, the lines copied are SEAMLINES, not the seam allowances.

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      Jun 26, 2012, 04.19 PMby burdastyle

      Thanks auriel for clarifying. In case anyone else was wondering, a “sloper” is defined as any pattern without seam allowance.

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