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

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1. Have the Dressmaking Honor.

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

Seam with Finished Edges




Top Stitching

French Seam

3. Make a neat buttonhole.

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

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.

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.

Shorten/Lengthen Waist

Shorten/Lengthen Sleeve

Waist Size

Shorten/Lengthen Skirt or Pants

Shorten/Lengthen Blouse

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

8. Make a skirt that fits properly.

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


Note on Patch

Because the honor was reclassified, the current patch has a Golden background.