How to Draft the Sleeveless Block Back

Drafting the Sleeveless Bodice How to Draft the Sleeveless Block Back We will use the Bodice Back block to create the Sleeveless Bodice Back Block.  We will make the same changes as we did to the Bodice Front (reduce the ease and raise the armhole), and then mark the Empire Line style-line. Your block should […]

How to Draft the Torso Front

Drafting the Torso Bodice How to Draft the Torso Front As noted in the introductory (preliminary) page, the Torso Block is just a shorter version of the Extended Line Dress block with a couple of modifications to the waist darts.  (The Extended Line Dress Block was created using  the Bodice and Skirt Blocks). Torso Block […]

How to Draft the Torso Back

Drafting the Torso Bodice How to Draft the Torso Back As noted in the introductory (preliminary) page, the Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is made using the Bodice Blocks and the Skirt Blocks*.  You will need a long piece of cardboard at least the full length of your Bodice and Skirt Blocks. Torso Block Back […]

How to Draft the Dress Block Front

Drafting the Dress Block How to Draft the Dress Block Front As noted in the introductory (preliminary) page, the Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is made using the Bodice Blocks and the Skirt Blocks*.  You will need a long piece of cardboard at least the full length of your Bodice and Skirt Blocks. Dress Block […]

How to Draft the Dress Block Back

Drafting the Dress Block How to Draft the Dress Block Back As noted in the introductory (preliminary) page, the Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is made using the Bodice Blocks and the Skirt Blocks*.  You will need a long piece of cardboard at least the full length of your Bodice Block plus your Skirt Block. […]

Drafting the Sleeveless Bodice Block

Drafting the Sleeveless Bodice Drafting the Sleeveless Block This page contains preliminary information.  See the menu for the link to the instructions.  The Sleeveless Block is a derivative block. It is used making the Bodice Block, meaning you need to make that block before you can make this one. It is not necessary to make […]

Drafting the Dress Block

Drafting the Dress Block Drafting the Dress Block The Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is used to make dresses without a waist seam. Image 1 shows what the ELD block looks like. You don’t need to make the ELD block from scratch – you can make it either: Using your Bodice Blocks and Skirts Blocks; […]