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

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Dressmaking - Advanced
General Conference

Household Arts

Skill Level 2
Year of Introduction: 1956




1. Have the Dressmaking Honor.

This Wiki has a page with instructions and tips for earning the Dressmaking honor.


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

Darts

Gathering

Binding

Top Stitching

French Seam

3. Make a neat buttonhole.

http://www.sew4home.com/tips-resources/sewing-tips-tricks/how-make-buttonhole-your-sewing-machine

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.

References

Note on Patch

This honor was reclassified from Vocational (Red background) to Household Arts (Golden background).