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Topic: Tutorials for drafting a ruched bodice?  (Read 576 times)
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« on: January 10, 2014 01:08:13 PM »

Anyone know where to find instructions for drafting a bodice like http://community.stylecaster.com/post/41354?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014 08:09:06 PM »

I love sheer over satin, and those colors are fabulous!

Are you talking about whatever they've done to the waist, or over the breasts?

For the breast covering, I would start with a basic bodice and mark it to look like the main bodice piece for one side, including the center extension for overlap, but not the shoulder strap.

I would use that as the pattern for the satin underlayer, then slash the pattern from underarm to center and spread it by about 1/3 its width.  Use that as a pattern for the sheer; gather both edges to fit the satin.

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