Drafting Dress Bodices
DRESS BODICES – [Styles 7 ] 1) Using the dress foundation as in style 1, trace front and back to waistline only; then lower the neckline as shown by dotted lines. For sleeveless dress bodice, reduce 1/2" at top of side seam to nothing at waistline; then raise armhole 3/4" as shown by dotted lines. To keep bodice from standing away at lower part of neckline, reduce 1/4" at center front and back neckline to nothing at waistline.Style 7 featuring sleeveless dress bodice front scooped neckline diagonal pleats overlap center front 2 &3 . . .