# How to Draft Ladies Jeans (Narrow Bottom)

Last Updated on 27/12/2020

### How to Draft Ladies Jeans (Narrow Bottom)

R.S. Balakumar
Associate Professor
Dept of Fashion Design & Arts
Hindustan University, Chennai, India
Email: rsbalakumar1953@gmail.com

Normally ladies jeans worn by slim guys which were originally marketed to girls. Such jeans are slim fit, low rise, have few decorations, and reach closely between the legs. Often: jeans are black, have a 5th pocket, and, for crotch comfort, are flexible (e.g. from 5% Lycra). In this article I will show how to draft ladies jeans.

Measurements:

1. Measurement in Centimeter (cm)
2. Side length 102,
3. Bottom 36,
4. Seat 82,
5. Waist 61,
6. Body rise 25,
7. Waist band width 2 ½ .

Front Part:

0-1= 2 ½ Wist band width.

1-2=103 side length+1.

2-3 = body rise.

3-0 = 25 body rise .¼ seat +5.Including waist band.

4-2 = Knee position. Half of 3 to 2 +5.

5-3 =26 1/3 seat less 1.

A- = Centre of 5&3. A-B-C-D Crease line.

6-5 = 4 1/6 seat less.

D-5 = 2 inside.

7-6 = The distance from 1-3.

8-7 = 1 inside.

9-8 = 1 down.

10-9 = 19 ¼ waist + 2 for seams + 2 for dart.

{11-3 12-6} = 7 1/12 seat. Shape front fork from 9-12-5.

{13-D 14-D} = 9 ¼ bottom. Join 14 to E.

By locating 15 at knee.

{15-C 16-C} = measure distance from 15 to C and apply the same from 16 to C knee width.

Back Part:

18-5 = 5 the distance from 5 to 6+1.

18-17 = ½ down.

19-6 = 1 inside.

20 = Center of 9 to A.

21-20 = 4 up.Back rise.

22-21 = 18 ¼ waist + ½ + for seams.

23-24 = 2 ½ ¼ seat +2.

25-3 = 1 outside.

H-18 = 40 Half seat less 1. (stride angle.)

Waist Band:

1. Left side waist band.
2. Right side waist band.

Waist band width = 4 ½ .
A,B,C back waist. Shape ½, as shown.

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