The Gored Skirt: How to calculate the measurements – Part 2

On a piece of pattern paper, draw a center (vertical) line the skirt length plus a waist seam plus a hem allowance.

e.g. 25 (inches) +1/2 inch plus 1 1/2 inches = 27 inches (C)

 gore 01 Step one divide the waist by 12 and add 1 quarter inch mark the center of a piece of pattern paper This is the center of the gore of the skirt

 

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