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Asymmetrical gown with drape

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Most likely it was done in jersey/4ways stretch fabric (that’s why it is dartless) but we decided to study the pattern for a woven fabric (it’s a bit more complicated).

Start from a basic block with full back and front.

Step 1

Onto the back, draw the new neckline: raise one side of the collar and draw a line almost parallel to the shoulder for the asymmetrical style.

Draw the waistline and below that draw the skirt panels, reducing a bit at the knee and glaring at the hem for the mermaid skirt.

Onto the front, do the same alteration at the neckline, move the shoulder dart to the side seam, reduce the skirt at the knee and flare it at the hem.

Then, draw the slash lines for the front skirt drape.

Start from a basic sleeve and cut off from the sleeve cap the same measurement lowered on front and back armhole.

Step 2

Cut through all the slash lines on the front, close the shoulder darts, open them at the side seam and open the drape by 4-6cm at each cut at the waist.

Trace a copy of the front marking the pleats with notches and arrows.

Step 3

Trace copies of the separate pieces: back bodice, side back skirt, center back skirt, left and right sleeve, front dress.