North Carolina USA
Member since 3/8/13
Date: 4/19/13 5:15 PM
I am using OOP McCalls 9146. It calls for a back zipper which I am changing to accommodate buttons. The skirt is almost a 3/4 circle skirt. How wide should I cut the placket? I will cut the back skirt on the fold and apply a continuous lap placket. Do I move the fold over to add to the width of the top of the back skirt?
I had a problem with another pattern when I did this and the skirt was too narrow for the bodice. I used to do this all the time for my daughters. Now, I am sewing for my granddaughter and this is not making sense to me.