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How to Sketch a Cupped Bustier by Precious Apparel



Welcome to another interesting new tutorial dear sew mates on How to Draft/Sketch/CUT a Cupped Bustier

On this tutorial we will learn

1. How to draft a cupped bustier.
2. How to alter a basic block.
3. How do plot style lines.
4. How to style a cupped bustier

This illustration is for advanced fashion designers. You should be able to draft and sew with little or no supervision.

Cf- means center from
Sf – means center back

Required measurements

  1. Front Length
  2. Back Length
  3. Shoulder
  4. Shoulder to bust point
  5. Shoulder to under bust
  6. Bust span
  7. Bust
  8. Waist

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This illustration is powerful by Precious Tonna the Creative Director at Precious Apparel and Precious Apparel Fashion Academy. No Copyright intended.

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How to Sketch a Cupped Bustier

  • Draft a full scale block as shown
  1. Mark from shoulder to under bust
  2. divide shoulder slope, connect to bust point.

  • This is how to take your cleave measurement.. Please wear a firm bra to take this measurements.
  • Put down the value you got from the cleavage measurement. Use 0. 5 or 0.75 for the cf width and connect to the under bust.

  • To get the overbust, go up by 3″ or 4″ from the cleavage line and mark.
  • Tighten the over bust as shown

  • Tighten the under bust and extend the dart legs to the top hem as shown.
  • Draw the cup shape as shown

  • Slash the waist dart, close the bust and over bust and shape the side cup.
  • When you cut out, it should look as shown.

  • Tape pattern pieces together and draw style line as shown.
  • Shape from Cf to side front. The mid point extension should not be more than 3″

  • It should look as shown when you’re done.
  • Shape the back as shown
  • Use 0.5″ for back alternation.

  • Number and mark the cup

Tape the cup together and draw the style line as shown. it should be 3 pieces when you cut.

  • Back Pattern Set and Front pattern Set

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