Convert Fitted Torso Sloper to Suit Sloper
This lesson will teach you how you can convert your fitted torso sloper into a suit sloper, so that you can later create a variety of jacket designs. Once you have completed our lessons on how to drape a fitted torso sloper and then how to transfer it to oaktag paper, you will be ready to learn the secret of how to convert it to a suit sloper. Our method is fast and easy and a lot less complicated than other suit sloper lessons.
After you have created this suit sloper, use it as the foundation for designing a jacket by viewing our Jacket Draft & Drape lesson.
The torso sloper needed for this lesson can be found and drafted in our Pattern making lesson: Convert Bodice Sloper to Fitted Torso Sloper.
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|3||Copy Back Fitted Torso Sloper to Paper||1-16|
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MODULE 1 • LESSON PREP
|1||For this lesson, you will need your Fitted Torso Oaktag Sloper, draped in our Fitted Torso Drape lesson, and then have transferred it to oaktag in our Transfer Fitted Sloper to Oaktag lesson.|
|2||Prepare a 27” (68.6cm) square of white unlined pattern paper. Draw a line 2” (5.1cm) away from the edge on three sides of the paper.|
MODULE 2 • COPY FRONT FITTED TORSO SLOPER TO PAPER
|1||Position your front fitted torso oaktag sloper on the prepared piece of white unlined pattern paper. Align the front sloper’s hem and center front with the 2” (5.1cm) guidelines on the paper below.|
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