Archived (Superceded) Instructions: Pants Block

These pages contain my original pants block instructions (2018). These instructions work well for women who have close to a Standard Figure. I have since devised a system based on the thigh measurements.  See the Blocks Menu for the video of my new instructions. The written instructions that accompany the video are for sale on […]

Archived (Superceded) Instructions – Bodice Block

Drafting the Bodice Block (Superceded Instructions) The are my original Bodice Block instructions from 2018. I have since refined my system, now based on the body arcs (Upper Bust Arc Front, Upper Bust Arc Back, Bust Arc Front & Bust Arc Back), which result in a better fit for most women. See the Blocks pages […]

How to Draft the Bodice Back

How to Draft the Bodice Back (Superceded, Archived) These are the step-by-step instructions for drafting the Bodice Back Block.  This back block can be used with either the 2-Dart Bodice Front or the 1-Dart Bodice Front. Example – Finished Bodice Back This first image is what the block looks like at the end of the […]

General Information Bodice

Drafting the Bodice Block (Superceded Instructions) General Information: Drafting the Bodice Block (Superceded Version) Please note that I have since revised my Bodice Block instructions; my system has changed significantly.  Please see my YouTube channel for my step-by-step videos using my revised system.  The reason I have left these older written instructions on my website […]

Drafting the Pants Block

Important Note: The written instructions below in this section are suitable only for standard figures.    I have make a series of 5 videos on draftingPants for Non-Standard Figures, you can find them in the Pants Block Instructions Menu, or through the Videos Menu. In the videos I draft the Pants Block for 4 different […]

How to Draft the Bodice Front

How to Draft the Bodice Front (Superceded, Archived) This first image is what the block looks like at the end of the step-by-step instructions below, using the measurements specified in the Example Measurements page – see the Bodice Block Instructions menu. The shape of yours may end up looking quite different.  See below for how […]

How to Draft the Pants Block

Important Note: The written instructions below are suitable only for standard figures.    I have made a series of YouTube videos on drafting Pants for Non-Standard Figures,. See the Videos Menu or go to my YouTube channel. If you have a standard figure, the instructions in the video may be ‘too much’ for you; you […]

How to Draft the Bodice Front, 1-Dart Block

How to Draft the Bodice Front, 1-Dart Block (Superceded) These instructions are for drafting a 1-Dart Bodice Front block. There is also an option to create a 2-Dart Bodice Front – see the menu. It is unnecessary to create both from scratch as you can create one from the other.  See the article: 1-Dart or […]

General Information Pants

These are the measurements I am using to draft the Pants Block, you may need or want to refer to them when following along. The information on this page can be downloaded here to assist: Pants: Example Measurements & Additional Information. The information below can be found on this page.  Click on the link to […]