Basic Bodice Pattern Making for Beginners
What you'll learn
- How to draft a basic bodice pattern
- How to layout pattern paper
- How to add accurate body measurements
- How to cut out a pattern
- No fashion experience needed, just follow course measurements and simple drafting tools.
This course on Basic Bodice Pattern Drafting teaches you the fundamentals for drawing out body measurements into a pattern form.
Drafting a basic bodice is the first step in getting the structure for a fashion design. With proper measurements on a bodice, you can shape your fabric and curves into an excellent design.
In this course, we go through how to accurate add measurements for the neck line, the arm hole, the bust line, and waist line, with all accessory measurements along the way. I teach you how to calculate measurements so that you can draft a pattern that can be placed on drafting paper or clothing fabric for a successful design.
What you learn:
How to layout measurements for a bodice pattern
How to draft fitting lines and curves that will fit the body
How to calculate circumferences for the waist, bust and hip
How to construction waist and bust darts to help clothing fit
How to cut out a bodice pattern properly
How to setup drafting paper for efficient bodice pattern drafting and cutting
Fashion requires your ability to put your measurements into a good order for a fashion design to work creatively and this course will help you master that process. If you're ready to perfect your bodice pattern drafting, then see you in my course!
Who this course is for:
- Beginners in fashion design and sewing
I am an independent fashion designer from Lagos, Nigeria. For the last few years, I have specialized in women’s and children’s clothing, making unique and high quality fashion designs with contemporary Western and African styles. I have taught new fashion designers from my experience and perspective on quality fashion, quality fabrics and quality sewing to make dresses, blouses, trousers, skirts, various outfits, fascinators, and customized clothing. In my courses, I help young fashion designers learn basics of fashion and how to cut perfectly well.