Half Paneled Anarkali with Princess Cut Bodice – Draft / Sewing

Half Paneled Anarkali is mixed pattern of Circular Anarkali’s bodice part and Panel Anarkali’s skirt part. Here I add that the bodice with princess seam. These types of Anarkali top having fit bodice and flare skirt part with panels. This Anarkali suit stitched with thin fabrics like chiffon, Georgette, net, tissue & cotton with proper lining.

Measurement:Half / cut Panel Anarkali

Length            –

Chest –


Waist length-

Waist –

Hip      –


Sleeve length-

Round arm-

Neck width-

Front & Back Neck depth-

Bust point length from shoulder-

Distance between bust points-

Material Required:

2Mtrs to 3½Mtrs (depends up on your need of flare)

Here I’m going to give instruction for High waist half panel Anarkali. First you have to draft Basic high waist kameez A line draft. Click HERE to know the draft details.

kameez A line draft

Take A line draft and take apart the front and back pieces. Now cut along the high waist line of Front piece to separate Bodice and skirt part.

Construction: Front Bodice

Princess cut bodice cutting

Take Front bodice part and mark given details:

(0-10)            = Bust Point length

(10-10’)= ½ distance between bust points

Point a is meet point of Straight line from 10’.

Point b is ¼” down from 10’.

Mark 1.5cms both sides from point a. join from these mark to b.

c is the mid point of armhole curve. Then join point c to b through 10’ with soft curve.

Cut along this marked lines.

Note: Cut 8-8’ on fold for back neck slit opening (Neck slit opening need only at the circumference of head is lesser than neck circumference)

Front part 2:  Panel instructions same as Paneled Anarkali Click HERE to refer Anarkali with panels tutorial.

Paneled Anarkali draft

Sewing Instruction:

  • Join front bodice princess seam pieces together and join panel pieces together then join the above 2 parts.
  • Back piece is a plain A line here. You can make panels for back piece also with these same methods.
  • Now you will get sleeves, Front & back pieces. Click HERE to refer Kameez Tutorial.
  • Other sewing instructions are same as Kameez.

2 thoughts on “Half Paneled Anarkali with Princess Cut Bodice – Draft / Sewing

  1. Mam this is jahan ara mahaboob khan from villupuram.Its near to pondichery.I want learn more in sweing but in my house to fare from city.I cannot able to attend the sweing classes if i regular attend means they also not teaching the classes.Already i am suffer in liver problem.I had seen yours explanation in net i like this. i don’t know how to measure with tape and with perfect blouse measure.Give measurement for low bust to high bust. Like L.XL.XXL.XXL ECT

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