Drafting Procedures of a Ghagra Choli

Drafting Procedures of a Ghagra Choli

R.S. Balakumar
M.A.(SOCIOLOGY ), M.L.M.(Labour Management), Pursuing MBA (EXECUTIVE) in (FASHION-TECH), MISTE.,
Chennai, India
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Email: rsbalakumar1953@gmail.com




Introduction:
Ghagra choli which is also known as Lehenga choli. It is a very unique dress from India which is mostly worn by the bride in the wedding. It is also traditional dress in some part of India. Ghagra choli is a combination outfit of a Lehenga, tight Choli and a Dupatta.
Ghagra choli
Drafting Details of Ghagra Choli :

Back Part:
  • A – 1 = Arm depth is bust 16 + ½”.
  • A – 2 = N. W. length + ½”.
  • A – 3 = Full length + ½”.
  • 4 – A = 1/5th Neck girth + ¼”.
  • 5 - A = ½ Shoulder width + ½”.
  • 5 - 6 = Draw a line.
  • 7 – 5 = ¾” shoulder’s Slope.
  • 8 – 1 = 1/4th Bust + 1“.
  • 2 – 9 = 1/4th waist + 1”.
  • 10 –3 = Same as 8 to 1.
  • 11 is the middle of 10 to 3 measure for Back dart construction. B is the dart in take of ¾” of each dart for waist Suppression. Allow side inlays and bottom hem marginal portion 1 ¼” extra.
Drafting Details of Ghagra Choli
Drafting Details of Ghagra Choli
Front Part:
  • A – 1 = 1/6th Bust + ½” (arm depth)
  • A - 2 = N. W. length + ½”.
  • 3 – A = Full length + ½”.
  • 4 – A = 1/5th Neck girth + ¼”.
  • 5 – A = ½ Shoulder width + ½” for seam.
  • 5 – 7 = ¾” Slope.
  • 8 - 1 = 1 /4th Bust + 1”.
  • 9 – 2 = 1/4th Waist + 1”.
  • 10 - 3 = Save as 1 to 8 Measure.
  • 11 is middle of 3 to 10 for Front dart and B is the dart intake ¾” for each dart for waist suppression. Allow side inlays 1“as per draft. Draw the Arm hole Curve 7 to 8 as per slightly inward Curve position to give best fit to the wearer.
  • A – 12 = A to 4 + 1 ½’’Front Neck down or as per desired
  • 13 – 4 - 12 is the Front Neck shape as per draft.
Sleeve Part:
  • A – 1 = 1/4th Bust (-) ¾”.
  • 3 – 1 = 1/6th Bust + 1“.
  • 2 – 1 = 1/6th Bust + 1”.
  • 4 - A = Sleeve length + ½”.
  • 5 – 4 = ½ Sleeve girth.
  • 4 – 6 = ½ sleeve girth.
  • 7 is the middle of 2 to A.
  • 8 – 7 = ¾” upward and A, 8, 2 is back arm portion.
  • 9 is the middle of 3 to A portion.
  • 3, 9, A is the Front arm portion. Allow Sleeve side portion and sleeve bottom hem line extra inlays 1” and hem 1 ½“ as per draft.
 
 
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