When you have time to do extra work at school or at home there are other garments which you will like to make. These garments are similar to the ones you have just made. You might like to make a dress for your little sister or an under-slip for yourself. If there is much sewing to be done in your family it will be an opportunity to help. By studying these pictures you can see how each of these garments is made. Every girl should be able to answer the following questions on the child's dress and the underslip, whether she has time to make another garment or not. This is a check-up on your understanding of patterns.
A Modified Kimono Pattern. - 1. How is the kimono pattern in Fig. 32 different from the one you used?
2. How can you tell by the neck line which is the back and which is the front?
3. The best finish for the slit opening at the neck is a binding. Would you consider it better to use a straight or bias binding?
4. What advantage is there in having the seam on the shoulder? Another Type of Pattern. - Since you have had some experience in using the kimono type of pattern, you should be able to understand this new kind of pattern.
1. An underslip of course has no sleeves. What is the difference in the curve for the neck and for the armhole as shown in Fig. 33?
2. Can you tell which is the front and which is back by the curve at the neck?
3. How. would you estimate the amount of material needed for a slip?
4. Which edges of the pattern would, you place on a lengthwise fold?
5. What kind of seams would you use?
6. How will you finish the armholes?
7. Which edges will be sewed together in the long underarm seams?
8. Which curves form the neck?