Bust Point to Dart Point

This information relates to to the instructions in Figure 15 of Bodice Front Instructions.  This is the measurement from the Bust Point to the Dart Point for the waist and side-seam darts.

This is a general guide and a starting point; after making a toile you will check if this works for your body, and make any relevant changes on your toile and your block.

The sizes listed are consistent with Commercial Sewing Patterns. 

Waist Dart

Upper Bust28.529.530.5323436384042
Size6810121416182022
B-Cup  (in inches) 0 .63 0 .63 0 .75 0 .75 0 .75 1 1 1 1
C-Cup (in inches) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
D-Cup (in inches) 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25

Side Seam Dart

Upper Bust28.529.530.5323436384042
Size6810121416182022
B-Cup  (in inches) 0 .75 0 .75 0 .88 0 .88 0 .88 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
C-Cup (in inches) 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
D-Cup (in inches) 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

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Download these measurements to follow along with the instructions (the download includes the Example Measurements, plus the information on this page)


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