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GUIDE ACONTROL STEP SIX Move the pattern of points B-B on point hem line, side and waist notch. the armscye. ) the back gore to the left, placing 5, on Guide Control 2. Mark out the Join the waist notch to - 50 - Front Panel - 3 GUIDE | CONTROL i — — ~-—. i STEP ONE On line R-S, draw Guide Control 2 perpendicular to point 1. Measure, on Guide Control 2, from 1 to 3, the amount the front dart is to be moved. Place the pattern center front on line R-S, and the guide of the panel on Control 2. Mark the point of the neck.
WAIST 8' ,V 3» A. " PART THREE Place center back of back pattern with guide point A upon point 10, and touching points 7 and 9. Mark part of waist line and entire waist dart. This moves the waist line up. The shoulder and waist darts are shown to move together. - 27 - PART FOUR Place center back of back pattern with guide point A upon point 3, and guide point B upon point 5. Hold firmly in place and mark outline of arm curve. PART FIVE Place center back of back pattern with guide point A upon point 4, and guide point B upon point firmly in place and mark short part of underarm line.
Mark the sleeve line. TJ ARN> TO 5LBEVE I _^ ^^i? PART FIVE Move the pattern so that point B of point 5 and point D at the underarm out underarm and hem. This gives a the center back is on is on control 2. Mark one-eighth inch drop. - 57 - CONTROL HEM AND DART « t CBNTBR BACK PART SIX The completed back grade, when placed even at center back and when guide line of pattern lines up with guide line of grade and with control 2, shows the proportionate increase from size to size of back with sleeve attached.