Advice 1: How to sew a dress in the style of mods

After the release of the film "Stilyagi" became fashionable to throw theme parties in the style. Girls especially are attracted to retro dresses, bright and extremely feminine, to make them not only a professional dressmaker and seamstress, having basic skills in tailoring and sewing.
How to sew a dress in the style of mods

From which to sew a dress in the style of mods

Pick a bright fabric. It can be floral print, large or small peas or plain colors. Suitable for sewing silk, thin knitted fabrics, sewing and Batista.

To make a full skirt, sheer need. You can pick up in tone of the basic material or to make a contrast. In addition, you will need the following materials and tools;
- pattern-based dresses;
- bias binding;
- concealed back zip;
- thread to match the fabric;
- wide elastic braid;
- sewing supplies.

How to make a pattern

To build patterns, use the pattern-based dresses. Cut detail of the back and forepart at the waist. Enhance the neckline and the shoulder line.

The skirt pattern, you can build directly on the fabric. Fabric fold 4 times. In the corner of the set aside measure waist girth divided by 6. Spend an arc with this radius. From this line put down the measure of the length of the skirt and draw a arc parallel to the waist line. Will have plenty of tulle 3-4 similar items for podubnii.

To cut out the bodice, fold the remaining material in half inside out and attach to bend the pattern of the shelves, next place the pattern for the back. Circle templates tailor's chalk and cut out details, leaving the seam on all slices.

How to sew a dress

Stitch detail of the back in the midline to vrachevanie hidden back zip. Then vsheyte clasp. Sew side and shoulder seams. Treat with bias binding or facing for the armholes and neck.

The upper section of the skirt-the sun will connect with the bottom side of the bodice and stitch detail. Dress try and clarify the line of the bottom of the skirt. Cut off the excess and treat the cut with bias binding.

Make petticoat Quinceanera. The lower sections of the parts of the tulle panel with bias binding. Put the details of the skirt together and baste on the waist line. Measure the desired amount of wide elastic band and sew it to the top cut podobnik, slightly pulling.

Emphasize the waist with a wide belt in a contrasting color. And large bright beads, plastic clips and pumps to match the belt to complete the look and make it harmonious.

Advice 2: How to make a dress pattern

The basis of any pattern of the dress is the basic template. It is a projection scan of a human figure on a plane, nothing like the drawing. Manufacture of basic patterns is a laborious process, requiring the withdrawal of a large number of measurements and a variety of builds. To make the pattern of the dress, it is better to use ready-made drawings of patterns. You can find them in special magazines, the Internet and on disks with special programs.
How to make a dress pattern
You will need
  • • Leaves with drawings of the finished patterns
  • • The tape
  • • Pencil
  • • Line
  • • Scissors
  • • Tracing paper to transfer patterns
  • • Tailor's chalk
  • • Sewing pins
  • • Fabric
Before you make a dress pattern, clear main individual measurements:

1. OG bust.

2. FROM the waistline.

3. ABOUT the circumference of the hips.

4. DST — back length to waist.

5. DPT — front length from shoulder to waist. The measure removed from the middle shoulder through the highest point of the chest. Waist tie belt.

6. DPL — the length of the shoulder.

7. DI — the length of the product.

8. DR — length sleeves.

Take measurements specified on the diagram. The tape should fit snugly. Not allowed sagging and also a strong belt tension. Depends on the accuracy of selection in your size.
The scheme of the measurements of the female figure
The table of standard clothing sizes determine your size. Focus on basic measurements, such as bust and hip measurement.

Please note that each manufacturer may have their own size charts. Therefore, to select use the table that offers the manufacturer of patterns. Usually ready patterns make several sizes.

For the chosen style of dress, find the parts marking and the symbols of the lines of their cutting.
Table Russian size women clothing
Lay the sheet with the finished pattern on a flat, hard surface. The top cover with tracing paper. Part number and conditional lines with a pencil sketch on tracing a continuous line, not deviating from it.

The leaves are patterns a-line details one dress often overlap. Slide the tracing paper so that the pattern following items be placed next to the already drawn. A-line dress details on the tracing paper should not overlap.

Some items on large sheets of patterns is divided into parts. Dock them along the lines of combining. The finished parts are carefully cut with scissors strictly on the lines.
Copying the pattern on tracing paper
Fold prepared for the dress fabric double the grain lines. The fabric should lie side. Lay it on a flat and solid surface. Place the pattern pieces from the tracing paper onto the fabric, following the fold line and the seam. These instructions must be instructions for Assembly and sewing of dresses. Secure with pins every detail to avoid biases in the process of cutting.

Surround each detail of dresses tailor's chalk in a continuous, thin line. Each line of the seam, draw a dotted line. Before you reveal carefully check every detail and remember: "measure twice, cut once!".
The placement of pattern parts on fabric dress
It is important to note that the finished pattern is not necessary to adjust if your size is far from standard. In this case, it will require making custom patterns according to your measurements.
Useful advice
If you have little experience in cutting and tailoring, do not just cut out the good fabric on the prepared pattern. Cutting first dress of plain cloth. Having tried sour cream pre-trial model, you can make adjustments to the basic pattern.

Advice 3: How to sew a petticoat Quinceanera

Lush petticoat – undergarment, allowing you to keep the form of volume of the upper dresses. Often in the role of a so-called crinoline skirt with elastic metal or plastic hoops around the perimeter. The diameter of these hoops is reduced towards the top, the larger diameter corresponds to the diameter of the petticoat.
How to sew a petticoat Quinceanera
You will need
  • Petticoat is sewn of durable fabric cheap, necessarily inelastic. Otherwise, under the weight of the hoops petticoat SAG and lose volume.
Tailor the mesh skirt or the bell, depending on the desired splendor of the future dresses. Wedges should correspond to quarters of a circle. If the belt is inelastic, vsheyte in the side or back seam zipper.
Turn the petticoat inside out. Attach to the hem of the larger Hoop and secure it. Measure around the perimeter of the Hoop with a small margin wide satin ribbon. Pin it with pins on top of the Hoop. Prostrochite above it and below it, so the tape is completely covered by the wrap.
Similarly attach another two or three hoops at equal distance from each other.
Remove the petticoat on the face. In principle, it ready, but below the skirt, worn on him, had a rounded shape, you need to sew the ruffles to it. Cut long strips of fabric the width of the distance between the hoops. When cutting add on the seam allowance 1 cm on each side.
Treat the bottom edge of the strips. Pin them over the top edge of the pin to the attachment points of the hoops, making a small uniform Assembly. Keep in mind that the more hoops low (i.e., to a lower tier assemblies) need a big length ruffles.
Pristrochite strips to the petticoat. It is important not to hurt when you place the Hoop, not to hurt him or the machine needle.

Advice 4: How to sew a circle skirt

A circle skirt or a flared skirt is one of the most simple and at the same time one of the most spectacular models. This skirt casual suits women of any figure, it gives the silhouette a femininity. The pattern "sun" is a great circle, whose radius depends on the length of the product, and the smaller circle located in the center - the length of its circumference equal to the circumference of the waist. Such a pattern can be built right into the fabric.
How to sew a circle skirt
You will need
  • cloth;
  • - sewing accessories;
  • - thin interlining;
  • - concealed back zip;
  • - a sewing machine.
Remove the two measurements: waist circumference (FROM) and length (DI). These two measurements are sufficient for the construction of the pattern "sun".
Calculate the amount of fabric required to sew the skirt flared. If you are going to sew is not a very long skirt, the fabric needs to be taken from calculate two lengths plus two times the radius of the inner circumference calculated according to the following formula: 1/6 of the waist circumference – 1 cm.
For a long skirt-the sun will need to calculate the fabric consumption based on a certain length. Convenient to use for this paper models pattern, reduced by 10 times. Such semi-circular draw layouts on paper and then attach them to the same drawn on a paper strip conventional "tissue" is reduced 10 times width. The length of the strip, which will fit the two halves of the pattern (between them leave a small gap for the belt, if provided by the model) multiplied by 10, is the desired length of the cut tissue.
Before you reveal the fabric wash, dry and iron along the grain lines, so the material gave the desired shrinkage.
If the width of the fabric allows you to carve out once the whole skirt as a whole (with a small length of the product), then fold the fabric in half first along the grain lines face inward, and then another two on the weft thread. From the top of the corner, where there is not a single tissue section (some bends), draw an arc with a radius R1 equal to (1/6 FROM – 1) cm From the same point do a second arc with radius R2 equal to R1 + D. Give allowances on the bottom of the garment 1 cm in the upper slice, 1.5 cm
In case of long products, lay fabric in a single layer, face down and unfold it. From the upper left corner put a distance equal to DI + 1 cm + R1. From the resulting point will watertite two semicircles with radii R2 R1и. The second half of the skirt will draw in the same way, but start from the bottom right corner.
Between the two parts of the sun will draw, if necessary, the waistband on the bias, i.e. at an angle of 45 degrees to the equity line. The pattern belt is an elongated rectangle with a width equal to twice the width of the belt in finished form plus allowances at 1.5 cm, and length equal to the circumference of the waist + 1-2 cm (freedom fit) + allowances at 1.5 cm.
Take the two main parts of the skirt and hang them for a few hours at the top of the slices, in the wet state, and then smooth in the direction of the equity line. It is necessary to further align the bottom line.
Sew, if you have the side seams of the skirt, leaving the left seam-free zipper, shorter, 2 cm Ratatouille and sewn allowances "zigzag" or on the serger.
Tacite hidden "zipper." Pre-glue the allowances under the zipper with a thin interlining and their zautyuzhte on the wrong side.
The belt also glue interlining. Fold it in half wrong side inside and priutyuzhte. Now fold the waistband inside out and sew short sections, remove them and priutyuzhte. Sew the waistband folded the skirt and handle the slices. Zautyuzhte allowances upstairs.
Treat hem "zigzag", and then seam itagiba with an open cut. Delicate fabric can be sew by hand.

Advice 5: How to sew a dress with one shoulder

The most difficult stage of creating a garment for a beginner seamstress to take correct measurements and cut out the product. But because I really badly want to sew new clothes, and not understand the clock in diagrams and drawings... a Great way is to sew a dress on one shoulder, which is based on an old tank top or t-shirt.
During sewing, you must observe safety

Cutting products

For sewing summer dresses with one shoulder you will need a solid knitted tank or t-shirt that fits you well and the color matches the main color of the fabric. For example, for a white fabric with a purple pattern the best fit white t-shirt of the same hue.
The fabric for this model should be easy and well-draped. But most importantly – must not enlightened.

To draw on paper pattern and then transfer it to fabric. But to bash the product, you need to take some measurements. The first need for modelling the main focus of the dress – shoulder. Measure on the bias line length from the shoulder point to the level above the chest where you want to be found by the upper border of the dress. Remove your shirt or t-shirt inside out and mark the perpendicular segment from one shoulder to the bottom. Then, guided by this mark, draw a horizontal line top of the product, modeling the halter on one side and an open shoulder on the other.

The next measurement is the length of the top of the product. It is measured from the shoulder point through the center of the chest to the desired level at the distance of a few centimeters underneath the Breasts. Postponing the cut on the shirt, starting from the edge of the straps. Then cut out detail.

Take the main fabric and fold in half face inward. Cut two parts. The first is the rectangle that will serve as a skirt. Pre-measure the length of products, starting from a point under the breast end of the upper part of the dress. The second part is a strip of fabric the width of 30-35 cm, which will become a beautiful frill falling from the shoulder.
Do not forget to add a couple of inches of the allowances. If this is not done, the dress can be enough for you to sit or not as you would like.

Detail of the skirt need to be cut into two pieces at the fold line. Next, take the measuring tape, wrap it around itself so that it is freely held at chest level and at the level of the hips. While a few inches should remain "in reserve". Divide this length in half, mark the center of the main details of the dress with pins. Then fold the fabric in half and cut off the area from the points marked with pins, smoothly comparing a slice from the touchline.


Make the item start with the side seams of the skirt. Then take the bodice in the color of the main fabric. Its length should allow the fabric to fit snugly to the body, but not squeeze it. Sew the elastic to the top of the line fabric skirt inside out, forming the Assembly. Treat the bottom of the product, with tucked the cut twice, and paving a straight line.

You can then sew the top and bottom details of the dress, attaching them face each other. As the Jersey is almost not fray, cut shirts, you can not pre-processing.

Proceed to the final step – the formation of ruffles. Take the previously cut strip of fabric and sew to the top of its cut from the inside of thin rubber, equal in length to slightly tense as the shoulder girth on the top line of the dress. Then sew a strip of material along the side cut the front part inside. Sew the ruffle along the line of the gum, putting it wrong side on the front part of a vest. The dress is ready!
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