Household Arts Honors

Dressmaking Advanced

Dressmaking Advanced

Category: Household Arts

Level: Level 2

Year Introduced: 1956

Item Number: YOU7120

Originating Institution: General Conference

Requirements:

1.      Have the Dressmaking Honor.
2.      Do the following:
a.       Sew a seam with finished edges
b.      Make darts
c.       Gather
d.      Bind
e.       Topstitch
f.        Make a French seam.
3.      Make a neat buttonhole.
4.      Demonstrate on other persons how to measure for length of skirt, length of sleeve, and length from neck to waistline.
5.      Make a 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:
a.       Shorten waist
b.      Lengthen waist
c.       Lengthen sleeve
d.      Waist size
e.       Lengthen skirt or pants
f.        Lengthen or shorten pants inseam
7.      Make a pair of pants or shorts that fits properly.
8.      Make a skirt
9.      Select from pictures or draw an outfit for yourself that shows proper color harmony and is complementary to your figure

 

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