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Subject: That should be "sew", not see


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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 09:22:50pm
In reply to: Curious. 's message, "Yardage?" on Wednesday, January 23, 09:22:06pm


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I ususally draw out my pattern/template and then take the bottom edge measurement and multiply by 1.5 to get the length for a gathered skirt. The back pieces are usually about one length of fabric (45") and the front piece is 1 length plus a partial. Right there you have 4 lengths of 12" (1 1/3 yards). That's for one layer and you can adjust if you are doing under layers or lining, etc (NT)ATThursday, January 24, 08:45:32am

    I find I do exactly the same - one width of fabric for each back, and about 1.75 widths for the front. But 12" worth of ruffle sounds very long if attached to a yoke. With a dropped waist, I find the average teen has about 9" of ruffle length. (NT)my $.02Thursday, January 24, 11:00:16am


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