How to Make a

Lower Torso (aka Skirt) Sloper

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This class shows how to create a Lower Torso Sloper for women, men, and fashion dolls. You can use these slopers to create skirts for women, simplify the process of fitting the tops of pants, and create the lower half of the Body Double and Mini-Me forms.

The videos show both how to fit someone else and how to fit yourself without a sewing buddy. The class is structured so that you can view the videos that are appropriate to your needs and skip the portions you are not interested in.

In addition to the basic Patternmaking Tools and Supplies you will need, I recommend about 2 yards of gingham. The best gingham to use is a pastel color so you can see marks and corrections. The 1/4" squares also make it easy to see how much adjustment you may need to make during the final fittings. I also recommend a 7" or 9" zipper. I have included a video demonstrating how to sew this zipper.

Enrollment: Open for Independent Studies
Week One: Introduction, Measurements, and Drafting the Initial Pattern
Week Two: Fitting and Creating the Final Pattern
Week Three: An Introduction to Using the Lower Torso Sloper for Skirts
Price for Course: $30.00 USD
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To learn more about the purpose and content of this class, you may view the videos below.


An Introduction
(Same as YouTube above)
For DSL or Broadband For Dialup Connections
(1 min - 8.1mb) (3 min - 1.3mb)
A Drafting Demonstration For DSL or Broadband For Dialup Connections
(1 min - 7.6mb) (3 min - 1.2mb)