How To Stitch Yoke Frock Dress
This dress is worn by girl children of 2 to 4 years age. The upper part of the frock is the yoke and the lower part is the skirt. In the neck desired collar or piping can be stitched. Arm hole part is attached with puff sleeve and it gives a good appearance. Chest part is finished with embroidery or smocking work.
Suitable materials: Soft cotton fabrics, huckobha, fancy materials can be selected.
Fabric requirements: 36' width fabric - 1 meter.
Chest : 22'
Yoke length : 4'
Shoulder width : 10'
Skirt length : 14'
Sleeve length : 5'
Upper arm circumference : 10'
AB = CD = Yoke's length
AC = BD = � Yoke's chest circumference
AE = Neck width = 2'
AF = Back neck depth = 1�'
AG = Front neck depth - 2 �'
AH = � Shoulder width
HD = � Upper arm circumference
BI = �'
DI = Yoke's lower design.
FEHDIBF = Front part
GEHDIBG = Back part
SG = Length wise
AB = CD = Skirt length + 1�' fold
AC = BD = Required width for gatherings
EF, GH = Armscye depth cut from skirt.
AF, CH = 1'
SG = Length wise
AB = CD = Sleeve length
AC = BD = � sleeve width
AE = Armscye depth
EF = Side seam 1/3 of sleeve length
DF = �'
Front yoke piece = 1
Back yoke piece = 2
Skirt pieces = 2
Sleeve pieces = 2
For plackets Facing pieces = 1
Binding piece = 1
Cross piece for neck part
a. Leave seam allowance and cut the front and back yoke parts from the fabric for stitching.
b. Join the shoulder parts of the front and back yoke part.
c. Cut the back neck part for placket, and stitch the facing and binding pieces.
d. Do gathering in the skirt part according to the yoke's size.
e. Attach with the yoke & stitch.
f. Gathering is done in the upper part and lower part of sleeve and sleeve edges are done with piping. The side line is joined and finished.
g. Finished sleeve is adjusted and attached to the cut part of bodice and yoke armscye accordingly and stitched.
h. Side line of the bodice is joined and the bottom edge is finished by folding and stitching.