We get a lot (dude. a LOT) of requests for first time projects up here. Sometimes there is an automatic veto, sometimes there is a warning or caveat, and sometimes we are ON BOARD from the start. This post is about one of the times we had no doubt.
She came to us at first with just a rendering of the dress:
We didn’t want to take the time to draft the sloper from scratch – it would have taken too long and eaten into our class time. She was more interested in using the sloper to rough out the shape and work on her own personal sloper at home.
So, using our standard Workroom sloper we developed the pattern and muslin sample that needed NO alterations. This is extremely rare and speaks to the quality of the sloper itself as well as the way her designer’s eye works.