Once you've taken Pattern Making for Beginners, this is the perfect next step! Now that you've focused on skirts, we're moving on to bodice drafting! This course includes:
- How to properly measure yourself and others
- Instructions for drafting a bodice sloper from your measurements
- Techniques and terminology for pattern development
- Modifications for the bodice
- Different sleeve styles
This class can be used to make tops and shirts or combine with your skirt pattern to make a full dress!
PROJECTS: Custom Bodice Pattern from scratch
FABRIC AND SUPPLIES: Supplies not included: 2 yards of pattern paper, mechanical pencil, eraser, tracing wheel, scotch tape (matte finish) and 2 yards of muslin.
*You will also need fabric for the bodice, but that won't be needed until later in the class; we will discuss the first day. No need to bring with you on day 1.
Course Duration: 5 weeks 2 hours per week. Total of 10 hours
PREREQUISITE: Sewing 101 or similar experience and Pattern Making for Beginners
VIRTUAL CLASS RECORDINGS: All virtual classes will be recorded. If you miss a class or need to practice at home you may request the recording and rewatch. Class recordings are only available to students registered for the class and only the speaker will be recorded.