Transfer Side Bust Bodice Drape to Paper-Oaktag

Transfer Side Bust Bodice Drape to Paper-Oaktag

Transfer Side Bust Bodice Drape to Paper-Oaktag

In this lesson, you will learn how to transfer your draped side bust bodice muslin to paper and then to oaktag. You will be able to use this block for your pattern making projects to create blouses, dresses or any other style that you can imagine. We will teach you the steps on how to properly true the bodice on paper and then how to transfer it to an oaktag block. This lesson is a must for your library of slopers.

The bodice sloper needed for this lesson can be found and draped in our Draping lesson: Side Bust Dart Bodice with Back Neck Dart. And the straight sleeve sloper needed can be found and drafted in our lesson:  Straight Sleeve Sloper.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep & Front Bodice 1-4
2 Transfer Front Muslin to Paper 1-2
3 Trueing Front Bodice 1-8
4 Transfer Back Bodice to Paper 1-9
5 Trueing Back Bodice 1-7
6 Trueing Bodice 1-11
7 Transfer Front Paper Bodice to Oaktag 1-8
8 Transfer Back Paper Bodice to Oaktag 1-8
9 Final Steps 1-3
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep & Front Bodice

Step Description
1A For this lesson, you will prepare two pieces of white unlined pattern paper and two pieces of oaktag paper. For a size 6 bodice front, the dimensions will be 15” (38.1cm) wide by 20” (50.8cm) long, and for the back, 13” (33cm) wide by 20” (50.8cm) long.
1B For larger sizes, prepare the paper blocks so that they are 1” (2.5cm) larger than your front and back muslin drape.
2A Press your front muslin in the direction of the grain. Use steam to remove any creases.

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