Cut and Shaped to Fit: The Gothic Period
the center front line. Draw the cross-grain line approximately five inches down from the top edge. Begin pinning the center front line from neck to waist. Cut off the extra muslin above the waist and outside the center front line. Clip into the seam allowance at the waist. 3. Continue draping the neckline, shoulder seam, and armhole, clipping out extra fabric as you go. As you did with the manâ€™s Cotehardie, ease out the fullness toward the CF and side seams. The CF seam will curve out over the bust and back in at the waist. To keep it from stretching out, pin or baste a piece of twill tape to the new seam line, easing in any extraÂ length.