I don’t know if it is because I used to be hella into geometry and bio or the years as a theatre tech, but I love diagrams. Normally when I sew from scratch I don’t begin by sketching the finished product. That stays in my head and the first thing put to paper are my primary plans for the pattern pieces. In normal circumstances I label them much more meticulously, but I’m working under time constraints here. So you’ll have to forgive me.
Ah, there is nothing quite like the simple math of pleats or freehanding curves for the arm and waist from rulered rough measurements. Pattern plotting done on a break at work (10 minutes):
Pattern drafting done while watching old episodes of the Sarah Silverman show (40 minutes):
Project Runway contestants get a day to make their look, I’m calling it 24 hours. So, total time left to finish the look—23:10.