Here is a basic bodice and sleeve pattern that you can use as a template for modification when developing your own stylized sewing patterns, now available in plus size!
This basic one-darted bodice is a great fit and starting point for any top and blouse design, and can even be adjusted for knit fabrics. The sleeve can be used to create a variety of sleeve designs, or can be omitted all together to create a sleeveless garment.
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Muslin (for the fit sample):
width: 150 cm (59 ins)
length: 1 – 1 – 1.25 – 1.25 – 1.25 m
(1 1/4 – 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 yds).
This pattern doesn't include seam allowance
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