The stripes near the bottom follow the bottom line of the dress (as did the hem and tuck), going in and out of the fullness. They continue to do this, gradually changing until, at the waist, they follow the waist line. Be particular to make the stripes go in and out of the fullness, and where the fullness stops, go around the skirt in good even plaids.
When placing the stripes around, do not allow them to touch XX on the top, thus leaving a high light on top of the fold, but underneath draw them close to XX, and under stripes being well in the shadow.
On the edges of plaid pockets, cuffs, collars, belts, etc., you will also observe this high light, which means that the lines of the stripes are not drawn to the edge of the pockets, cuffs, etc.
On the waist the stripes running around follow the waist line, waving slightly, if the waist is full. They change gradually at the bust until they follow the shoulder line.
On the sleeve they follow its bottom line, changing a little as they approach the shoulder.
On this foundation any kind of a plaid may be constructed.
Study all the examples of plaids, and note the guide lines, all guide lines being placed in pencil only.
In placing a texture all over a dress, it is well to obtain a foundation for the direction of lines. A large plaid in pencil will serve this purpose. Keep all broken lines for the texture in the direction of this plaid. See Kxample No. 4.
In I'laid No. 1 draw a simple plaid in pencil and the short diagonal lines only in
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