Instructions Video: Bodice Back

Note that there is an error in this video at (mins) 3:23 mins. From G1 to H should be your Shoulder Length + 0.5 inch dart. (If you follow the instructions as is, you will end up with Back Shoulder Length shorter than the Front Shoulder Length. At some point I will redo the video and correct this mistake.

The other videos in this series are:

Drafting the Bodice Front

Drafting the Sleeve

Drafting the Pants Block, Part 1: Introduction & Measurements

Drafting the Pants Block, Part 2

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You draft the shoulder length the same front and back, then add a dart to the back shoulder without increasing the length. How can they then match up when you true the patterns?

Penny
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My shoulders are about an inch larger than my across back measure, so point "N" is too far away from point "I" to make the armhole curve gradual. I thought this would be fine until I trued the armholes and they did not curve smoothly. If I have...

My shoulders are about an inch larger than my across back measure, so point "N" is too far away from point "I" to make the armhole curve gradual. I thought this would be fine until I trued the armholes and they did not curve smoothly. If I have to fix this, how do I do so?

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Sophia
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Hi Sophia,

Can you take a photo of what you have drafted so far and upload it, together with the measurements you are using for your block?

Maria
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