Pattern Cutting - Bodice Block

Do you have trouble finding tops and dresses to fit perfectly around your upper body? This 2 day workshop will teach you how to draft your own personal bodice block from which you will make a calico trial garment (toile) to perfect the fit. The block can then be used as a base for further styles, you will be shown how to adapt your basic block so that you can create patterns for your own unique designs that will fit you perfectly. The bodice block is a more complex shape to draft and fit, Julie will explain some of the most common fitting problems and how to remedy them to produce a perfect fit.

You will learn:

  • To take accurate measurements
  • Transfer measurements to create a bodice block
  • Construct a toile from calico
  • Fit the bodice accurately
  • Make adjustments
  • How to adapt your block to create patterns¬†& designs

Additional costs: None, everything is included in the cost of the workshop.

Suitable for: Ideally you will have already completed the Skirt Block workshop or will have knowledge of some basic Pattern Cutting techniques.

Please note: This is a two day workshop running on 30th June  & 1st July 2018 10-4pm.

Tutor: Julie

Start Date: Sat, 30th Jun, 2018
End Date: Sun, 1st Jul, 2018

Start Time:10:00 am
End Time: 4:00 pm

Price: £120.00

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