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Draping Period Costumes

Fold line

Straight of grain

Fold line

Flat fell seam

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Waist seam

Straight of grain

1. Turn the length of the fabric piece sideways (on the cross grain) and fold the top edge down to create the flap.

2. Fold the length of fabric in half, from end to end, with the woman standing in between. Pin the two sides together at the shoulder, like the Doric Chiton.

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Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian  

Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian  

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