Simply put! Making you own drafted skirt could not have been made any simpler. Now that I have seen how easy it is it’s on my list of projects. Will have to be honest though when taking measurements. I tend to do the same: make garments a little smaller in the hope I will shed some pounds as well.
Why on earth would I want to go to the bother of drafting a skirt block when I already posess a pattern collection of monster proportions? Good question.
Well apart from the fact that I am the world’s greatest procrastinator, it’s mostly because I plainly just don’t like not knowing about stuff! Well, that plus the fact that I wanted to create a perfectly fitted skirt! I have managed it once or twice before, by adjusting patterns, but only by the power of ‘flook’ and not by any knowledgable means.
Making a fitted skirt pattern is something I have been wanting to do for such a long time. I looked into taking a course but was really shocked by the prices. I guess I set my hopes high starting with the London College of Fashion! Getting a course to fit in nicely with work and children is a bit tricky…
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