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Topic: Need help drafting shorts pattern  (Read 764 times)
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« on: June 10, 2013 09:17:37 PM »

I am trying to make a pattern using an existing pair of shorts I have. Drafting the front was no problem, but I can't lay the back of the shorts flat enough to trace them. The back wraps around the front a bit and I can't figure out how to accurately do the back. Any suggestions?

« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2013 02:39:48 PM »

This link might help


Also, this book explains in detail three different methods of copying a garment

« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2013 06:00:20 PM »

Somewhere on BurdaStyle is a tutorial for copying a garment using masking tape. You lay on layer after layer of tape on a diagonal and then once you've covered the whole piece you're copying, you trim the tape and transfer it to paper. From there, you can add seam allowances and whatnot.

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