Drafting A Kimono Bodice with Gusset
Learn how to draft a kimono bodice with a gusset. In this lesson will teach you how to draft a kimono bodice foundation and then how to add a gusset insert. This style can be used to create blouses, dresses, jackets and coats.
|2||Front Bodice Dart Distribution||1-9|
|3||Back Bodice Dart Distribution||1-5|
|4||Preparing the Gusset Slit||1-6|
|5||Joining the Front & Back Bodice to the Sleeve||1-2|
|6||Drafting the Gusset||1-4|
|7||Shaping the Shoulder/Sleeve||1-2|
|8||Planning the Gusset Opening||1-12|
|9||Adding Seam Allowances||1-6|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep
|1||To begin this lesson, trace-off your fitted sleeve sloper onto pattern paper.|
|2||Next, reduce the lower leg of the elbow dart intake by ¼” (6mm) and connect it to the dart’s vanishing point.|
|3||Shorten the back underarm seam by ¼” (6mm) then redraw the wrist line.|
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