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How to Draft the Bodice Front, 1-Dart Block (Superceded) These instructions are for drafting a 1-Dart Bodice Front block.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

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How to Draft the Bodice Front (Superceded, Archived) This first image is what the block looks like at the end of the step-by-step instructions below, using the measurements specified in the Example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 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How to Draft the Bodice Back (Superceded, Archived) These are the step-by-step instructions for drafting the Bodice Back Block.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 […]

About Me

About About Me Hi! My name is Maria Prus-Grzybowski I studied Patternmaking subjects at Sydney Ultimo TAFE but I am not a professional patternmaker and have never worked in the fashion or the garment production industries.  As I started learning patternmaking and sewing from about the age of 40, if I can make my own […]

Blocks (or Slopers): The Basics

Blocks If you have found my content useful, please consider buying me a cup of coffee to support the continuation of this website. Blocks (or Slopers): The Basics This page gives some general information on blocks.  See the menu to visit the pages with instructions for drafting your own blocks and downloading Third Scale Blocks […]