Costume Pattern Drafting Tutorials

How to Draft a Pattern for Fitted Gaiters

This tutorial describes how to use measurements to create a pattern for a fitted pair of gaiters. This particular pattern is for two-layer gaiters with a one-inch overlap on the closure, top and bottom edges that are turned inside, and designed to be worn with flat shoes. Easy variations will be mentioned when appropriate.

Medieval Open Hood Pattern

This tutorial provides a basic medieval open hood pattern, instructions on how to customize the pattern, and gives ideas for simple pattern variations.


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