FRENCH CURVE PRINTABLE TEMPLATE
French curve or ruler are perfect for-as the name implies- making the curves on your projects. It covers the measurements on armholes, hips, front and back neckline.
Some French curves like the ones above are a great purchase if you are serious about starting working on your own patterns, even if you want to adapt standardized patterns to your own measurements.
If this is your first time in our blog, remember to check our FREE SEWING PATTERNS page.
On that page you will find our collection of free sewing patterns for women, kids and men.
We also have an ETSY STORE, where you will find unique and modern sewing pattern for women.
If you are in need of one quickly and do not have the budget to purchase one, I recommend you to print the French curve here.
You can paste the pages on cardboard to make it sturdy.
The predetermined curves that you will need to know are:
Armhole curve: From 6” to 17”
Hip curve: From 0 to 9”
Front neckline: from 16” to 11”
Back neckline: from 15 1/2” to 12”
HOW TO PRINT THE FRENCH CURVE
This French Curve Free Printable Template will print as all my new pattern release.
It will print two pages in letter and A4 format.
Follow the corner marks on the pages to perfectly align the pages.
The pages will overlap 1”. There is also a 1” square test at the right corner of the template.
You can also find very useful tutorials on how to use a French Curve here
And if you are looking to purchase one I would recommend this:
Dritz Styling Design ruler:
Set of 10 Style fashion rulers:
This includes French Curve and Pattern Grading Rulers