Dothi Salwar / Cowl Pant Sewing Tutorial

Dothi Salwar / Cowl pant with multiple folds that falls gracefully at the side of legs. Dothi Salwar looks so trendy as well as too comfortable. It is usually worn with short top or Kameez.

 Measurements: (Take your own measurements)

Salwar Length  :

Hip                         :

Waist to hip       :

Ankle Round     :

Material Suggested:

Light weight soft fabrics

Material Required:

2 Mtrs

Waist Band Construction:

Dothi Waist Band draft

(0-1) & (2-3) = Waist to hip + 2”

(0-2) & (1-3) = ½ hip + 2”

Construction:

 Click HERE to know the folding methods of Dothi salwar

Dothi salwar Draft

(0-4) = (Salwar Length – Waist Band Length)

(0-2) = approximately 6” (The maximum we can take 9”) or (1/3hip + 1”) – Waist Band length

(0-0’) = 1” inside

Shape (0’-2) Crotch Curve

(3-3’) & (3-3’’) = 1”                        Join (3’-3”)

(4-1) = Leg opening (½ ankle round)

First mark and cut out the waist band pieces. Now fold the fabric lengthwise and then fold again diagonally… Now mark the measurements on the fabric or place the Paper draft of Dothi salwar leg pieces.

Cutting line:

3’’-3’ & 0’-2

Waist Band Sewing Instructions:

1.Take 2 pieces of Waist Band and place it by facing right sides together. Leave 1” as unstitched gape at any one side seam (for inserting tie cord or elastic) as shown in the above picture. Sew along each side seams by ¼“. Press your seams open. 2. Fold ¼” inside on the top of Waist Band and press. Then again fold 1” inside and sew along the end at first folding (1” below the top of Waist band)

1. Take 2 pieces of Waist Band and place it by facing right sides together. Leave 1” as unstitched gape at any one side seam (for inserting tie cord or elastic) as shown in the above picture. Sew along each side seams by ¼“. Press your seams open.
2. Fold ¼” inside on the top of Waist Band and press. Then again fold 1” inside and sew along the end at first folding (1” below the top of Waist band)

Dothi Salwar Sewing Instructions:

1.Join Crotch lines by facing right sides together and sew along ¼” away from edge.

1. Join Crotch lines by facing right sides together and sew along ¼” away from edge.

2.Press the crotch seams open. Place the leg pieces by facing right sides together and sew along the leg side seams ¼” away from edge.

2. Press the crotch seams open. Place the leg pieces by facing right sides together and sew along the leg side seams ¼” away from edge.

3.Fold ¼” inside the bottom of each leg parts and again double fold ¼” inside and sew along the folded portion.

3. Fold ¼” inside the bottom of each leg parts and again double fold ¼” inside and sew along the folded portion.

4.Make Pleats at the top edge of each leg parts to fix the length to the Waist Band. 5. Insert the gathered part to the Waist band by facing right sides together. 6. Sew along ¼” away from edge (adjust with pleats if need) to attach leg part to the Waist band. Turn right side out and Press.

4. Make Pleats at the top edge of each leg parts to fix the length to the Waist Band.
5. Insert the gathered part to the Waist band by facing right sides together.
6. Sew along ¼” away from edge (adjust with pleats if need) to attach leg part to the Waist band. Turn right side out and Press.

7.Insert Tie rope through the gape we provide at the top of waist band.

7. Insert Tie rope through the gape we provide at the top of waist band.

Now the DOTHI SALWAR / COWL PANT is ready to wear…

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