How to Draft a Strapless Bodice Pattern

Draft a Strapless Bodice

Hello my fellow pattern drafters!

This tutorial is one of my favourites because strapless clothing is one of those things that are hit and miss to draft. It took me a while to actually figure it out, sometimes they were too small, sometimes too big but the key is to start with a bodice block that has absolutely no bust ease – so much so that it’s practically a second skin – and use the correct bust radius. Continue Reading

How to Contour a Bodice Block

Bodice Contouring

Hello Friends!

Pattern Contouring is one of the most useful techniques one can employ when pattern drafting as it guarantees a well fitted garment (if done correctly).

This specific technique is something people sometimes struggle to understand, I know I did, but now that I actually know how it work, I’ve created a video to help you all! Continue Reading