Draping Period Costumes
top of the other) on either side between the CB and the armhole. If you require more fullness, the pleat returns can extend beyond the center of the pleat and/or you can add one or more additional pleats that can be hidden beneath the box pleat.
4. In the back of the armhole seam. From the top of the armhole pin in the shoulder seam until it meets the front neckline. Pin the side seam. Pin the side (back) seam to its counterpart on the front. Trim off all but one inch of seam allowance and clip into the seam allowance at the waist.