MercheMar on

Moulage Front

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Camera Canon Canon EOS 1100D
Exposure Time 1/125
ISO 100

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Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper taught by Suzy Furrer

Accelerate your fashion design evolution. Create a moulage and use it to make a custom-fit bodice sloper the foundation for personalized patternmaking.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical
MercheMar on

Wow! You are making great progress!! I have a couple comments with what I notice. On your side view, I would assume that the side seam should go straight down. Yours curves toward the front at bust level, which would seem to suggest needing more fabric on the front and less on the back at that level. On your back view, I wonder if your back length measurement was a bit long? Your waist seam looks level, but you have some extra fabric above it, as if you would need a sway back adjustment. Otherwise, this is looking fabulous!

03/16/2014 Flag

Thank you!! I shortened the back by an inch and it is looking better. I actually took my measures again and started from scratch. But in the second moulage there are some other problems !!!

03/30/2014 Flag

I had the same problem with the crease on the front bodice. I decreased the cross front by 1/4 inch and lowered the side by 1/4. I also had to scoop out the front armhole from the cross front to side seam without lowering the side seam. Does that make sense?

03/18/2014 Flag

That makes a lot of sense!! I think that I should shorten the side and back. Thank you for your input

03/30/2014 Flag

Were you able to do this by yourself or did you have someone else to work with you to take measurements? Also, did you have a dress form to use? Thank you. Marolyn/Salem, Oregon

03/23/2014 Flag

Hi! Yes, I needed help for the measurements, and to close that back with pins!!

03/29/2014 Flag

I notice that your center front darts must be to high up... They don't look like they are pointing to your breast nipples.... .?? Otherwise.... Really good work.

05/16/2014 Flag