Churidar Salwar Cutting & Sewing Tutorial

Churidar Salwar (Pant) Cutting & Sewing Tutorial

Churidar Salwar, the traditional lower garment of Punjab has become more popular around the globe. The basic pattern is modified, according to fashion, personality and requirement.

Churidar Salwar has gatherings near foot. This is also known as gathering pant. This pant has long thin legs so that you can make gatherings near the foot.

Measurement: (Measurements vary from person to person depends upon their height and weight)

Length –

Hip –

Knee Length –

Knee round –

Calf length –

Calf round –

Ankle round –

Material required:

2 Mtrs or more

Churidar Salwar Cutting

Construction:

(0-1) = Length + 5” to 8”

(0-2) = 1/3  Hip + 1”

(2-3) & (0-5)   = Crotch line = 1/3 Seat

(0-10)    = Knee length

(10-11) = Knee line = ½ Knee round + ½”

(0-12)   = Calf Length

(12-13) = Calf line = ½ Calf round + ½”

(1-4)     = ½ Ankle round

(1-1’) & (4-4’) = Extra amount of material for gathers of Churidar.  [(1’-4’) = (1-4)]

X is the mid point of (11-3)

(X-X’) and (X-X’’) = 1.5cms in and up side.  Shape (11-X’-3) and (11-X”-3)

(5-5’)   = 1”. Shape (5’-3) Crotch curve.

 

 

Cutting Line:

  • 0-5’-3-X’-11-13-4-4’-1’ for thin figure.
  • 0-5’-3-X-11-13-4-4’-1’ for medium figure.
  • 0-5’-3-X’’-11-13-4-4’-1’  for heavier figure.

Stitching Order:

Always cut fabric by using draft of Churidar Salwar on Bias. Take out two leg pieces.

Always cut fabric by using draft of Churidar Salwar on Bias. Take out two leg pieces.

Refer HERE for how to fold (instruction) the fabric for Churidar Salwar cutting.

2.Fold ¼” on bottom of leg piece inside and fold again ¼”. Then sew along hem line. Do it again in other leg piece.

2. Fold ¼” on bottom of leg piece inside and fold again ¼”. Then sew along hem line. Do it again in other leg piece.

3.Place two pieces by facing right sides together and sew along the Crotch curve on both sides. Leave 1” unstitched as mentioned in the picture at any one side. Press crotch curve seams open.

3. Place two pieces by facing right sides together and sew along the Crotch curve on both sides. Leave 1” unstitched as mentioned in the picture at any one side. Press crotch curve seams open.

Sew along the sides of legs by facing right sides together and leave 3” at bottom of both leg pieces.

4. Sew along the sides of legs by facing right sides together and leave 3” at bottom of both leg pieces.

5.Fold the unstitched bottom place by ¼” inside and fold again ¼” then sew along the line. Attach hooks each side of both leg bottom side openings respectively to close the edge after wearing.

5. Fold the unstitched bottom place by ¼” inside and fold again ¼” then sew along the line. Attach hooks each side of both leg bottom side openings respectively to close the edge after wearing.

6. Fold ¼” inside on waist line and fold again 1” inside and sew along the edge of first folding.

6. Fold ¼” inside on waist line and fold again 1” inside and sew along the edge of first folding.

7. Insert elastic or tie rope through the gape (That 1” unstitched area give some gape)

7. Insert elastic or tie rope through the gape (That 1” unstitched area give some gape)

Now the Churidar Salwar (Pant) is ready to wear.

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