An Introduction to Pattern Design
by Don McCunn
Overview of the Process
|A Bottle as
|Create an Apron Sloper Pattern
by Drafting or Draping
|Or, make a bottle
Start by taking a bottle and indicating reference lines that emulate the waist, hip, and knee of a person. Add vertical lines for the Side Seams and Center Front line. Then create an Apron Sloper either by drafting a pattern or draping fabric.
If you don't have an appropriate bottle, instructions are included for making a bottle out of cardboard that you can then use with the Apron Sloper pattern included in the eBook.