Anyway your homework for this week is to create a mock up of the dress on page 58, the empire cut with the asymmetrical neckline. You are to make the back an Empire cut as well so please sew the back together and the front darts on the skirt only we will be putting together the front in class. For the front you will need to cut the fabric as well as either the same fabric or a lining to properly finish the neckline. Bring everything to class to sew it together, there is a special technique to putting this particular garment together.
For the exam you will be asked questions on the following:
- Body fitting issues, what are they and how are they addressed?
- Technique questions on neckline and armhole finishes
- Basic draft questions
- Sleeves on pages 46 and 47 – drafting method sketch steps from the basic draft to the finished pattern so please practice at home with a closed book and then check your work
- Pictures of ill fitting clothes you will be asked to identify the problems and find the solutions