Archived (Superceded) Instructions – Bodice Block

Drafting the Bodice Block (Superceded Instructions) The are my original Bodice Block instructions from 2018.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 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How to Draft the Bodice Front (Superceded, Archived) This first image is what the block looks like at the end of the step-by-step instructions below, using the measurements specified in the Example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 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How to Draft the Bodice Back (Superceded, Archived) These are the step-by-step instructions for drafting the Bodice Back Block.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Drafting the Bodice Block (Superceded Instructions) General Information: Drafting the Bodice Block (Superceded Version) Please note that I have since revised my Bodice Block instructions; my system has changed significantly.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 […]

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How to Draft the Bodice Front, 1-Dart Block (Superceded) These instructions are for drafting a 1-Dart Bodice Front block.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 […]