How To Stitch Half Skirt Dress
This skirt is worn by 5 to 10 years old girls and can be worn from waist to below the knee. A waist band is attached above the pleats i.e., ordinary pleat or box pleats. School uniforms are stitched in this method.
Suitable materials: Thick fabrics like binny, khaki, terycotton, polyester, can be used.
Fabric requirements: Twice the length of the dress + bottom fold and waist band.
Length = 19�' + 2' fold
ABCD is a rectangle
AB = CD dress length + fold 2�'
AC = BD = � twice waist circumference
SG = length wise
Front part piece - 1
Back part piece - 1
Waist belt piece - 1
a. Cut the skirt part leaving allowances for fold.
b. Join 2 pieces in length wise direction.
c. Join the left side with small open for placket.
d. Stitch the pleats to the desired waist size.
e. Finish the waist line with the waist belt of desired size.
f. Join the side line seams.
g. Measure the length of the dress and finish the bottom edges.
h. If necessary, attach pocket on side line, use hooks and eyes on the placket.
i. Press and iron.