Sunday, September 26, 2010


This is an easy fitting garment for children from 6 months to 3 years.This is the basic design.We can create many other types from this.Neck and sleeve edges can be finished with piping . collar can also be attached.Elastic of length little less than the thigh round is inserted at the bottom
Measurements needed
Full Length
Sleeve length measured from the nape of the neck
Thigh round

A-B= Full length + 1/2'’
A-D = Waist length
A-C =1/4 chest
Draw perpendiculars from A,C,D and B
A-E=1/2 shoulder+1/4”
A-F =sleeve length measured from the nape of the neck
C-H = ¼ chest +1⅟2”
Produce C-H to G such that C-G =A-F
D-J =C-H.Produce D-J to K such thatD-K =1/2 chest
D-K =B-Q Join K-Q
Mark M on the line B_Q such that B-M =⅟12th seat
Mark L on the line K-Q such that Q - L =⅟6th seat
Join   M-L. this is back leg shape.
Draw another curved line M-L Which is front leg shape  as shown in the figure. Let the mid - points of the curved line and straight line be 1” apart.
A-R =⅟12th chest +⅟4”
A-N =1”
A-O=1⅟12th chest +⅟2”
Shape front neck O-R and back neck N-R
F-P =1” Join R-P.
G-H =!”. Join P-H
Join L-H by a curved line as shown in the figure.
O-S =front opening line =⅓ chest + ⅟4”
Join shoulders.
Finish  sleeve edges by PIPING
Stitch sides.
Join front and back of the Romper by joining along the line M-B-M.Finish thigh round by PIPING  or by attaching frills


Monday, September 20, 2010

Body measurements

I had collected these boy  measurement charts from the web.I had not noted down the address.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Jabla with overlapping front

This dress is suitable for infants.
Measurements needed
Length =10"

Draw perpendiculars A-B and C-D from the points A and C
A-B= ¼ chest+ 2”
Join B-D.
Mark J on B-D such that B-J =¼ Chest-1”
Join J and D by a curved line as shown.
A-E= G-F=1/12th chest and A-G= G-F=1/12th chest +1”
Draw a parallel line H-I, 2” away from line A-C
H-I is ½” less than line G-C
Shape front neck line E-G-H and back neck line A-K

Join shoulder lines of front and back together with right sides together.Finish neck line and sleeves with piping.Stitch sides .Finish the bottom hem also with piping.Stitch snap fasteners to the front opening.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010