Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Household Arts/Dressmaking - Advanced

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Dressmaking - Advanced
Household Arts
General Conference
Skill Level 2 Answer-Keys 06.jpg
Year of Introduction: 1956

1. Have the Dressmaking Honor.[edit]

Instructions and tips for earning the Dressmaking honor can be found in the Household Arts chapter.

2. Do the following: sew a seam with finished edges, make darts, gather, bind, top stitch, and make a French seam.[edit]

Seam with Finished Edges[edit]




Top Stitching[edit]

French Seam[edit]

3. Make a neat buttonhole.[edit]

4. Demonstrate on another person how to measure for length of skirt and pant, length of sleeve, and length from neck to waistline.[edit]

5. Make a blouse or shirt with set-in sleeve and a collar, and explain how you would adjust the shoulders for persons of different build.[edit]

6. Explain how to make at least four of the following alterations or modifications in patterns: shorten/lengthen waist, shorten/lengthen sleeve, waist size, shorten/lengthen skirt or pants, and shorten/lengthen blouse.[edit]

Shorten/Lengthen Waist[edit]

Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve[edit]

Waist Size[edit]

Shorten/Lengthen Skirt or Pants[edit]

Shorten/Lengthen Blouse[edit]

7. Make a pair of pants or shorts that fit properly.[edit]

8. Make a skirt that fits properly.[edit]

9. Select from pictures or draw an outfit for yourself that shows proper color harmony and is complementary to your figure.[edit]