In this segment, we'll tell you how to cut the pattern paper once the design is drawn on the pattern paper. This is the front of the dress. Our dress is open in front, so we'll cut the pattern into two. Now we'll leave half-inch seam allowances on each side of dress. We'll cut the pattern. This is the center front of the dress. We'll give half-inch seam allowances on all the sides - side seam, armhole, shoulder.