Saree with Princess Cut blouse cherished by all women for the motive that of its perfect fit to the body. Types of Princess Cut Blouse depend on the dart line starts from Armhole, neckline, shoulder and waist line. Here I give you a very easy DIY Princess cut draft from Basic saree blouse draft.
Princess Seam from Armhole:
Princess Seam from Neckline:
Princess Seam from Shoulder:
Princess Seam from Centre Front line:
Back Blouse draft and sleeves draft are same as Basic Saree blouse. First we are going to know the construction method of Princess Seam from armhole.
Note: Please confirm your measurements with the marked measurements in draft. Make simple adjustments (If need) to avoid rework, because measurements are vary from one another and the design of blouse.
Back length Front length
Shoulder Point length (or) ½ chest + 1” approx.,
Distance between points Across back
Across front Armhole
Top sleeve Sleeve length
Round arm Front neck depth
Back neck depth
2 length + 1sleeve length + 4” SA
(1-2) = ¼waist
(2-3) = (3-4) of back draft – (3-16) of front draft
(1-4) = Front Length – 0-15 6 is the mid point of (1-2)
(5-6) = (12-13) – 1.5cms
(3-3’) = 1.5cms outside Join (3’-2)
(1-2) can be taken on fold
Princess Cut Blouse Drafting Instruction:
- PAPER DRAFT:
First draw the front Blouse draft with these following alterations:
Avoid 9’ and centre front dart and 19.
Change the Big dart by reducing width of dart. 12-13 = 12-14 = 1.5cms
Join the 2 dart ends with soft curved line through the Bust point 11.
- Then cut the pieces to separate.
Cutting line of 1st Piece 9-7’-5’-20-21-11-17-13-15
Cutting line of 2nd Piece 14-17-11-21-20-3-16-14
- Now use the paper draft to cut fabric. Give 1cm Seam allowance at the Princess seam line.
- Make waist band, back part & Sleeve. (Same as basic saree blouse. Refer that link above)
Princess Cut Blouse Sewing Instruction:
- Now u has 4 pieces of Front part. First Place the 1st and 2nd pieces by facing right sides together and sew along the curved line. Repeat the same with sewed piece with 3rd piece and join 4th piece (Waist Band) to complete the front part.
- Time to attach shoulders of front and back parts appropriately.
- Sleeves have to be added with blouse. First finish the hemline of sleeves and attach the left and right sleeves to the blouse.
- Now attach the side seams using 2cms seam allowance. Stitch has to start from the hemline of sleeve and ends with the hem line of blouse.
- The neckline has to be finished with bias (cross piece) piece.
- If u wants to make opening place it at back with button stand otherwise attach tie cord at Back shoulder.
I hope this will help to make your own Princess Cut Blouse…
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