Hi sew lover
Welcome to today’s free tutorial as requested by CindyRita from TheQEffectz Sew Community.
Remember that you too can make a request for any tutorial you wish to see here. Just simply visit here to fill our request from. You can even attach an image/photo/screenshot of the outfit to the form and submit.
However, please do note that only subscribers of TheQeffectz or members of TheQEffectz Sew Community can have their requests granted.
Not a member of TheQEffectz Sew community? Please visit here to learn all about it.
Not a subscriber of TheQEffectz? Please visit here to subscribe now. Subscription is free!
Okay so with all that out of the way, let’s get down to today’s tutorial- HOW TO MAKE AN OFF-SHOULDER BLOUSE AND A SIDE RUFFLED SKIRT.
But before we do that, there are some theories about this outfit, that I would like to propose.
And they are:
- It looks like a dress but it is not a dress
At first when I saw this outfit, I thought it was a gown. But after several hours of staring at it and putting together my existing knowledge and expertise in dress-making, I came to realize it was no dress at all; but a simple combination of a blouse and wrapped skirt.
It made sense because there was no zipper connecting the bodice to lower part of the dress and considering the bodice was obviously made of non-stretch fabric, it would have been impossible to wear without a zipper connection.
- The wrap skirt was made from a stretch and drapy fabric and sewn on the wearer or mannequin:
So by now, I’m sure we all know that the only possible way a skirt can be worn without a zipper is unless it is made from a stretchy fabric or with the help of elastic.
And for such a skirt to sit comfortably on the waist, even with all its elasticity, it will need elastic to serve as a band in order to hold it firmly.
And from the photo, we can see that there was no elastic at the waist of the skirt, neither was there a band. There is also the fact that the skirt was shaped to fit her body. This leads me to believe the skirt was wrapped around the wearer’s waist or on a mannequin rather than constructed.
And these are my two theories. Don’t agree? Then please feel free to share yours on the comment box below. I’ll like to read your view.
So it is on these theories, I’ll like to show you how to cut out this outfit. To learn how to sew outfits like these, please join TheQEffectz E-training program. Visit here to learn all about it
To learn how to draft a basic blouse pattern using your measurement or that of a client’s, please visit here
Learn more about necklines here.
To learn how to make the various types of sleeves, please click here to download “All sleeves tutorial and how to cut the perfect armhole” for N200/$0.65 only.
This tutorial does not only show you how to make a regular blouse sleeve, shirt sleeve, raglan sleeve, puff sleeve, bell sleeves, peplum sleeves and so on, it also teaches you how to cut the perfect armhole.
And that concludes our pattern-drafting tutorial for today. Hope it was easy to understand. Feel free to leave any questions or confusion you might have on the comment box below.
To learn how to sew outfits like this from start to finish, simply join TheQEffectz E-training program. Our online classes remain the best and the most affordable. Please visit here to learn more.
So till next time for more free tutorial, kisses!
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
9. All Sleeves tutorial (Sewing and Pattern-making tutorial) (Preview/ Download)
You can pay for any of our products above using Mobile Recharge cards, Bank cards or Transfer. Our Paypal payment option is available to only international customers.
International customers are therefore advised to click here to see pricing in USD
To get new updates, post and ridiculous freebies/gifts delivered to your mailbox, please enter your email address in the box below to subscribe. Subscription is free!
PHONE NUMBER: 08030971467
If you found this post to be insightful, kindly share using any of the social media icons below