Fitting a Basic Block Pattern Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction Fitting a Basic Block Pattern Project
What you need a basic block pattern, most large patterns companies make these. Fabric Buy the pattern by your measurements not the size you wear in ready made clothes.
Follow the instructions and construct the basic bodice. Have some one help you fit the bodice. You want it to fit like a second skin. It will fit tighter than a normal bodice because a block pattern has eliminated most of the wearing ease.
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