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Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year 2013

Pavade Long pleated skirt

traditional lehenga cholis, traditional kids clothes,

Measurements Needed
·         Shoulder
·         Chest
·         Waist length
·         Waist
·         Sleeve width

Draft of Bodice
Front and back of the bodice of pavade draft is same except for the neck. It is economical to cut paper drafts and then cut the cloth. Draft should be drawn on 4 fold paper.


Measurement needed for skirt

Length- length from waist to desired length.
Width- width of the skirt depends upon the gathers. 2 to 3½ times the waist measurement is suitable.


Join shoulders. Stitch button stands. Stitch darts (½”)at the places shown in the bodice draft. Stitch armhole and neck with bias binding.

Stitch the sides of the skirt. Attach skirt to bodice distributing the pleats evenly around the waist.

Friday, June 22, 2012

How to stich Cut Banian

  1. Cut out two layers and put them right sides together. 
  2. Stitch up the back, around the neckline and down the other side back. 
  3. Stitch around the armholes
  4.  Join shoulders and sides .
  5. neck should finish with false hem .
  6.  arm holes can be turn down and hem

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Cut Banian Paper Cutting

Cut Banian Paper Cutting

next week we will see stiching of cut banian

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Cut Banian Pattern Drawing


  1. CHEST = C
  2. HEIGHT =H
  1. CHEST = 20
  2. HEIGHT =12

1-2: Height + 2 inches
2-3: Chest divided by 4 + 1.5 inches
1-6: Chest divided by 12 + 0.5inches or desired neck width
1-4: Chest divided by 12
1-5: Chest divided by 12 + 3.5 inches
7-8: Chest divided by 12 + 0.5inches
8-9: Height divided by 3
7-0: Mark center point, and the gap between a and b is 0.5 inches and then draw curves

Next week we will see paper cutting of Cut Banian