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

Dressmaking - Advanced
Household Arts
General Conference
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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 EdgesEdit




Top StitchingEdit

French SeamEdit

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 WaistEdit

Shorten/Lengthen SleeveEdit

Waist SizeEdit

Shorten/Lengthen Skirt or PantsEdit

Shorten/Lengthen BlouseEdit

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